Tag archive for "John Yoo"
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
by Jason Leopold September 18, 2009 Back in 2001, the Defense Department was briefed about a massive data mining system that officials said was aimed at identifying alleged terrorists who lived and communicated with people in the United States. The new intelligence program granted traditional law enforcement agencies as well as the FBI and the CIA the authority [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
Should Judge Laurence Silberman have recused himself from a case involving alleged torture for which his buddies were ultimately responsible? by Jeremy Scahill September 14, 2009 On September 11, the US appeals court for the District of Columbia announced in a 2-1 decision that it was throwing out a lawsuit against CACI International and L-3 Communications Titan unit, [...]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