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Posts Tagged ‘Interrogation’

Non-Partisan Report Concludes U.S. Engaged in Practice of Torture

The Constitution Project has published a non-partisan report wherein the eleven-member task force conclude, “[I]t is indisputable that the United States engaged in the practice of torture” in the years following the 9/11 attacks. Furthermore, “The nation’s most senior officials . . . bear ultimate responsibility” for such practices, according to the task force. You […]

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US defends right to pursue threats, no matter the country – CNN

According to CNN, on September 16, 2011, White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan spoke before a group at Harvard Law School during a conference entitled "Law, Security & Liberty After 9/11: Looking to the Future." During his speech, Brennan rebutted any notion that the government's ability to use force in fighting terrorists was limited by […]

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Candid Talks by Detainee Were Caught on U.S. Tapes

The New York Times reports in an article entitled "Candid Talks by Detainee Were Caught on U.S. Tapes," that the Government has been listening to him not only during interrogations conducted by the CIA, the FBI, and the Department of Defense, but also during his time engaged in candid conversation in military prison at Guantanamo […]

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