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August 01, 2014 Washington, D.C. – 20 of the nation's most respected retired admirals and generals today urged President Obama to ensure the unhindered release of key portions from the Senate Intelligence...
July 31, 2014 Washington, D.C.– In response to the Central Intelligence Agency’s internal investigation finding that agency officers inappropriately accessed a computer network used by the Senate Intelligence...
July 30, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today responded to reports that details of interrogation practices, which amounted to torture, used in interrogating terrorism suspects were...
July 24, 2014 Earlier this week, former members of the 2004 9/11 Commission issued a follow up report, reflecting on their original recommendations and analyzing the current terrorist threat. While some have...
June 26, 2014 Washington, D.C. –As today marks International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Human Rights First calls on the Obama Administration to move quickly to declassify the Senate intelligence...
June 12, 2014 In tonight’s HBO History Makers interview with Hillary Clinton, the former Secretary of State and First Lady expresses her full support for the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report...
May 30, 2014 The pre-trial hearings were underway again this week at Guantanamo for Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the alleged USS Cole bombing mastermind. What was up for debate this time? The defense has requested a...

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Issue Brief | February 01, 2018
When terrorism suspects are captured or arrested, it is important for the United States to learn all that it can from these individuals to prevent future attacks and gain knowledge about terrorist...
| August 09, 2017
July 31, 2017 Dear Senator,  We are a nonpartisan group of former national security, law enforcement, intelligence, and interrogation professionals. Our collective professional...
Factsheet | August 30, 2016
Service members of the United States Armed Forces are required to disobey orders that violate the law. As retired Marine Corps General John Allen recently said: “When we swear an oath to support...
Letter | February 17, 2016
September 17, 2015 Dear Presidential Candidate, We are a nonpartisan group of former national security, law enforcement, intelligence, and interrogation professionals who served in the U.S...