Tag Archive: Obama Administration

Holder Tells Russia Snowden Won’t Face Torture or Death, But Does U.S. Record Undermine Its Pledge? – Democracy Now Transcript

The Obama administration has assured Russia that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will not be executed or tortured if he is sent back to the United States. In a letter to his Russian counterpart, Attorney General Eric Holder said Snowden does not…
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Internet Freedom

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Does the Release of the Cuban Five Prove the U.S. Failed to Destroy Cuba After Decades of Trying? – Democracy Now Transcript

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman, on this historic day after the announcement of both President Obama as well as President Raúl Castro on the beginning of normalizations of relations between the United States and…
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International War Crimes

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Can Obama Lift the Embargo on Cuba Without Congress in Effort to Normalize U.S.-Cuba Relations? – Democracy Now Tanscript

We look at the details of the new normalized relations between the United States and Cuba, which include an easing of restrictions on banking, investment and travel, and discuss whether President Obama can lift the embargo on Cuba without congressional…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Can Obama Lift the Embargo on Cuba Without Congress in Effort to Normalize U.S.-Cuba Relations? – Democracy Now Video

We look at the details of the new normalized relations between the United States and Cuba, which include an easing of restrictions on banking, investment and travel, and discuss whether President Obama can lift the embargo on Cuba without congressional…
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International War Crimes

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The Torturers: Donald Rumsfeld, President George W. Bush, Dick Cheney – TRNN Transcript

  The heavily redacted report on torture does not include Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo. PERIES: So, Michael, it is a grim torture report. Give us the highlights. RATNER: You know, it’s certainly grim. I guess highlights is one word. I…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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