Tag Archive: Obama Administration

On Closing Guantanamo: A Sisyphean Struggle – Huffington Post

With the signing of yesterday’s executive orders to close Guantanamo and end torture, we are finally seeing the beginning of a reversal of some of the nastiest inhuman practices of the Bush administration. Yes, it may take another year to…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Planning Document for Blueprint for Accountability Program at The Culture Project – PDF

2009 Blueprint for Accountability Planning Document The Accountability Project presents monthly events focused on a particular issue, each conceived under a broader theme. For example, the War Crimes series will include evenings focused on extraordinary rendition, torture and, and the…
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Personal & Profiles

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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 Video

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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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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