Tag Archive: Jane Mayer

On War Crimes and Torture: Should High Government Officials Be Investigated and Prosecuted? – Debate Between Michael Ratner and Stuart Taylor – Georgetown University – Speech Notes – PDF

2008 Georgetown Debate with Stuart Taylor Speech Notes Nov 20 Georgetown 08 Obama recently said he will —”make sure we don’t torture” Ran on that premise; end torture I am hopeful that will happen under his admin—lots he can do…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Ex-CIA Officials Tied to Rendition Program and Faulty Iraq Intel Tapped to Head Obama’s Intelligence Transition Team – Democracy Now Transcript

John Brennan and Jami Miscik, both former intelligence officials under George Tenet, are leading Barack Obama’s review of intelligence agencies and helping make recommendations to the new administration. Brennan has supported warrantless wiretapping and extraordinary rendition, and Miscik was involved…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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A Deadly Interrogation: Can The CIA Legally Kill a Prisoner? – Democracy Now Transcript

The death of Manadel al-Jamadi. He suffocated two years ago during a CIA interrogation at the Abu Ghraib prison. His head had been covered with a plastic bag and he was shackled in a crucifixion-like pose that inhibited his ability to…
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International War Crimes

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