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by Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity September 28, 2009 MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: Accountability for Torture We write you, Mr. President, as former intelligence professionals to voice strong support for Attorney General Eric Holder’s authorization of a wider investigation into CIA interrogation. We respectfully disagree with the direct appeal to you by [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
por Percy Francisco Alvarado Godoy 22 de septiembre, 2009 Si el famoso poeta italiano Dante Alighieri hubiera vivido en nuestros tiempos, no hubiera dudado un ápice en incluir a la Central de Inteligencia de los Estados Unidos en cualquiera de sus círculos del Infierno. Dentro de éstos hubieran tenido cabida, sin lugar a dudas, todos los directores [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
by Ray McGovern September 19, 2009 For the CIA supervisors and operatives responsible for torture, the chickens are coming home to roost; that is, if President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder mean it when they say no one is above the law – and if they don’t fall victim to brazen intimidation. Unable to prevent Holder [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
The Worst Crimes Were Committed in Washington by Joanne Mariner September 2, 2009 For late August, with even the President on vacation, last week was a surprisingly newsworthy. It was a time that George Tenet, John Yoo, and certain other Bush administration officials must have been dreading: Not only was the long-suppressed 2004 report of the CIA Inspector [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
by Scott Horton August 25, 2009 You can catch my review of the CIA Inspector General John Helgerson’s report on BBC’s “The World” or on MSNBC’s Live with Carlos Watson today at 11 ET. Here, in the meantime, are seven points that I draw from it: 1.The worst is yet to come. Yesterday the CIA released a fresh [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
A long-awaited report on post-9/11 interrogation tactics will reveal harrowing new details about treatment of suspected terrorists. by Mark Hosenball and Michael Isikoff August 21, 2009 A long-suppressed report by the Central Intelligence Agency’s inspector general to be released next week reveals that CIA interrogators staged mock executions as part of the agency’s post-9/11 program to detain and [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
by Michael Doyle July 20, 2009 Washington – A federal district judge ruled Monday that the CIA repeatedly misled him in asserting that state secrets were involved in a 15-year-old lawsuit involving allegedly illegal wiretapping. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth also ordered former CIA director George Tenet and five other CIA officials to explain their actions or face [...]Leer más0 Comentarios