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April 27, 2012 This is a cross-post by Barry Eisler in the Huffington Post When I wrote my eighth thriller, Inside Out, in 2009, the villains were a group of CIA and other government officials who colluded...
April 26, 2012 This is a cross-postby Jim Clemente from the Huffington Post Another round of torture debates is soon to ensue on the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden. Jose Rodriguez,...
April 26, 2012 This is a cross-post by Matthew Alexander in the Huffington Post Another year, another round of the torture debate -- the pattern keeps repeating itself. Each year, the pro-torture advocates...
August 30, 2011 Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s memoir “In My Time” was released today (just a week from the tenth anniversary of 9/11), and he’s been out promoting it, on Dateline last night and The Today Show...
May 18, 2011 Stephen Colbert, on his satire factory The Colbert Report, took on the resurgence of torture advocates, skewering their baseless arguments and taking their logic to its absurd end. As Colbert...
May 05, 2011 “Torture Did Not Lead the U.S. to bin Laden, It Almost Certainly Prolonged the Hunt.” New York, NY — Nine leading interrogators and intelligence officials, who issued a joint statement today...
May 03, 2011 Update: Fact Sheet: Officials Say Torture Did Not Reveal Bin Laden’s Whereabouts The AP reported: “Current and former U.S. officials say that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind of the Sept...

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Issue Brief | January 04, 2019
Introduction As the armed conflict with various organized terrorist groups stretches into its sixteenth year, the United States continues to wrestle with the most effective way to handle captured...
Letter | November 30, 2018
  Dear Senators: We are a group of non-governmental organizations that advocate for human rights, civil rights, and government accountability. We are writing to share our serious...
Factsheet | May 24, 2018
On May 17, 2018, the Senate voted to confirm Gina Haspel as director of the CIA. She was confirmed by a vote of 54-45—the lowest number of affirmative votes for any CIA director in history. Haspel...
Letter | May 08, 2018
Download Dear Senator: Even in times of crisis, the United States prides itself on remaining committed to American values and universal ideals. This means that our leaders and government...

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