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Torture

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Washington Post

Despite relying on Basardah's tips, military officials have expressed reservations about the credibility of their star witness since 2004. His trustworthiness was further thrown in doubt a little more than two weeks ago when a federal judge order

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Pro Liberate

Although the Soviet- and Nazi-inspired "enhanced interrogation techniques" have been put on the shelf, there is every reason to expect that they will quietly be pulled back down when Barack the Blessed, considers them necessary.

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Washington Post

The top Bush administration official in charge of deciding whether to bring Guantanamo Bay detainees to trial has concluded that the US military tortured a Saudi national who allegedly planned to participate in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, interrogat

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Vanity Fair

Bush defended harsh interrogations by pointing to intelligence breakthroughs, but a surprising number of counterterrorist officials say that, apart from being wrong, torture just doesn’t work.

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NY Times

A federal judge in Washington ruled the government was properly holding two Guantánamo detainees as enemy combatants, the first clear-cut victories for the Bush administration in what are expected to be more than 200 similar cases.

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Rawstory.com

"I supported it," he said regarding the practice known as "water-boarding," a form of simulated drowning. After World War II, Japanese soldiers were tried and convicted of war crimes in US courts for water-boarding, a practice whi

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Washington Post

Recently approved U.S.-Iraqi security agreement will soon require the American military to release the 16,000 Iraqi detainees -- the vast majority of them held in this southern desert prison -- or refer them to the nation's courts. As the U.S. mi

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Washington Post

The U.S. military has decided to transfer Osama bin Laden's former driver from custody at Guantanamo Bay to his home in Yemen. The Bush administration considered him a dangerous terrorist but a military jury found to be a low-level aide.

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NY Times

Military prosecutors have decided to file new war-crimes charges against a Guantánamo detainee who has been called the 20th hijacker in the Sept. 11 terror plot, discounting claims that his harsh interrogation would make a prosecution impossible.

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AP

President-elect Obama's advisers are quietly crafting a proposal to ship dozens, if not hundreds, of imprisoned terrorism suspects to the USA to face criminal trials, a plan that would require creation of a controversial new system of justice.

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