The director of the CIA has issued a statement in response to the Senate Intelligence Committee's release of the CIA Torture Report early Tuesday.
The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report on Tuesday that details harsh CIA interrogation techniques employed in counterterrorism efforts during the administration of President George W. Bush.
President Obama Praises "Patriotic" Torturers, Says USA "Greatest Force For Human Dignity The World Has Ever Seen"
The CIA contractors who helped develop and operate the "enhanced interrogation techniques" that the agency used on terror suspects, including waterboarding, were paid more than $80 million, according to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence rep
It's a curious argument: "We didn't do anything wrong, but for the love of God, please don't tell anyone what we did." Leading the charge, not surprisingly, is former Vice President Dick Cheney, who has not read the report, but is neverth
A top international official is calling for the criminal prosecution of top members of the Bush administration for torture and other war crimes.
A scathing report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday found that the Central Intelligence Agency routinely misled the White House and Congress...
Troops Put on Higher State of Alert Worldwide
Sunday former Central Intelligence Agency director Michael Hayden claimed that the CIA never lied about it's torture program as alleged by Senate Democrats.
The United Nations Committee Against Torture issued a lengthy report today assessing the performance of the 156 countries whose governments have ratified the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, wh
President Barack Obama pledged in 2009 to shutter Guantánamo Bay by the end of his presidency, a promise he's repeated as recently as this year's State of the Union address. It's increasingly looking like he won't be able to keep his word.
This year President Barack Obama rejected two excellent opportunities to close the door on the shameful use of torture and cruelty by the United States.
US officials are in for a serious grilling as they get hauled before the UN Committee against Torture and questioned about a multitude of ways in which the US appears to be failing to comply with the anti-torture treaty it ratified 20 years ago.
"US intelligence funding of academic research has over 3,000 National Security Agency and over 100 Defense Intelligence Agency funded papers and draws attention to recent unreported revelations of CIA funding for torture research."
The summary of a report on CIA torture methods may finally be released this week after months of delays.
Rasmea Odeh was one month old when her family fled from their home in Lifta, a village outside Jerusalem. By February 1948, the Zionist army had destroyed Lifta and expelled its residents as part of its strategy to take control of Jerusalem.
U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein gave the Obama administration until December 12 to justify withholding as many as 2,100 photographs depicting the torture of prisoners. The government's response is expected to be its most detailed argument for
Forty years ago, the Israeli army tortured and imprisoned her. Now she's being forced to relive the nightmare in a US court.
John Fund makes a good living providing cover for election fraud, not as good a living as he made while still placed at the WSJ as a political operative, but enough.
The APA in 2002 famously revised its ethics code to permit a psychologist to follow "governing legal authority" even if it clashed with the APA's own code of ethics. It was the Nuremberg Defense of "just following orders."
Though heavily redacted and filled with euphemisms, new document should shake public conscience
America's plunge into the "dark side" last decade created a hidden history of shocking brutality, including torture and homicides, that the US government would prefer to keep secret, even though many of the perpetrators are out of office
Two weeks ago, medical personnel at Guantanamo Bay told VICE News that hunger-striking detainees are fed no differently than American patients in US hospitals who require feeding tubes.
The lamest, most ignorant, and most intellectually lazy excuse given to justify the actions of U.S. soldiers (and sailors, airmen, and Marines) is that they are just doing their job.
David Copperfield is a CIA Contractor?
The court noted even though Cisco developed the system for the purpose of tracking, identifying and facilitating the capture of Chinese religious minorities, Cisco would not be held liable because it didn't do enough in the US to facilitate abuses.
Many anarchists and libertarians eagerly study the psychology of tyrants in an effort to know their enemy in the battlefield of politics. Getting into the minds of our enemy is regarded as a strategy, a means to our political ends… which is an end
Mexico's use of torture in the drug war is up 600 percent in last 10 years, reports Amnesty International.