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November 18, 2008 Opinion piece by Glenn L. Carle in the Boston Globe It was the fall of 2002. I was about to participate in the interrogation of a top-level member of Al Qaeda. At my CIA briefing, I was told...
November 18, 2008 Opinion piece by Steven Kleinman and Haviland Smith in the Neiman Watchdog Fifteen former interrogators and senior intelligence officials with more than 350 years collective field experience in...
August 27, 2007 “The resignation of Alberto Gonzales offers President Bush the opportunity to name a new attorney general who will unequivocally reject the use of torture and safeguard the values for which this...
June 02, 2006 Sgt. Cardona had faced a maximum of 3 1/2 years prison time for dereliction of duty and assault, the two counts for which he was found guilty by the military jury yesterday.  The sentence the...
January 26, 2006 By Marc Kusnetz Late Monday, January 23, the jury in the murder and dereliction of duty trial of Chief Warrant Officer Lewis Welshofer imposed three punishments on the defendant. First, he...

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Letter | March 16, 2018
Dear Senator,  We write to express our grave concerns regarding the nomination of Gina Haspel for Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and to ask that you not advance her...
Factsheet | March 14, 2018
The administration has nominated Gina Haspel to be the director of the CIA. Haspel played a central role in the CIA’s torture program. She ran a CIA “black site”—a secret prison where detainees were...
Factsheet | February 06, 2018
During the 2016 presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump pledged to “load [Guantanamo] up with some bad dudes.” Just prior to his first State of the Union address, President Trump...
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...