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Torture Memos

  1. torturous debates
    Obama and Cheney, Side by SideThe two party leaders engage in a national-security death match today. Here’s how their arguments compared.
  2. today in torture
    Charges Against Bush Administration Lawyers Over Torture Seem UnlikelyAn internal Justice Department report, while still incomplete, seems to indicate that different forms of disciplinary action will be recommended instead.
  3. the bush years
    Bush Administration Still Leaning on Justice Department From Beyond the GraveThey’re trying to “soften” a report on the torture memos.
  4. today in torture
    Military Group That Developed Interrogation Tactics Labeled Them ‘Torture’ and Warned of ‘Unreliable Information’So, there’s that.
  5. today in torture
    Chris Smith: Why Obama’s Right on TortureDespite the growing maelstrom of posturing and commentary, Obama has drawn — and held — the proper line over Bush-era interrogation tactics.
  6. today in torture
    Today in Torture: Even If We Did Investigate Bush Lawyers, Could We Prosecute?Oh, and about that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.
  7. The Bush Administration Torture Memos: Now With Music!Introducing the twee pop cover of the torture memos, performed on YouTube.
  8. today in torture
    Today in Torture: A Race to Approve Interrogations, With No Sense of HistoryNot only were Bush administration and Department of Defense officials fine with the recently detailed interrogation techniques, they were downright psyched.
  9. the bush years
    Source: Cheney Never Made ‘Formal Request’ to Release Memos After All?We are shocked. Shocked!
  10. the bush years
    Who Defends ‘Torture’?The political commentators and former Bush officials who don’t have a problem with the interrogation techniques that many think constitute torture.
  11. early and often
    Obama Not Opposed to Prosecution for Torture MemosHe doesn’t necessarily endorse going after the CIA agents, but Justice Department officials are fair game.
  12. early and often
    Cheney, Everyone, Want to See More Torture MemosThe former vice-president is seeking the release of memos he says report the successes of controversial interrogation techniques like waterboarding.
  13. the bush years
    Is the Administration Doing the Right Thing on the Torture Memos?Should they have been released in the first place? Should the Justice Department pursue prosecutions?