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Russia hits back at US with its own blacklist
List of 18 Americans released day after similar move by Washington that sanctioned Russians for alleged rights abuses.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2013 16:00 GMT
To torture, or not to torture?
The debate with respect to torture should not be about if it is "good" or "bad", but if it is "moral" or "immoral".
Last updated: 21 Dec 2012 09:31 GMT
The persecution of John Kiriakou
Techniques that the US hanged men for at Nuremburg and in post-war Japan are now employed and declared lawful.
Peter Van Buren
Last updated: 23 Sep 2012 12:35 GMT
No accountability for torture
A US appeals court dismissed a case brought by Jose Padilla, a terrorism suspect detained without charges and tortured.
Last updated: 10 May 2012 09:07 GMT
Torture, and impunity in US courts
The decision to throw out Jose Padilla's suit threatens the core freedoms guaranteed to US citizens by the constitution.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 11:58 GMT
Militarising the police from Oakland to NYC
If the infrastructure of a police state is created, it's only a matter of time before those aggressive powers are used.
Heather Digby Parton
Last updated: 14 Nov 2011 11:44 GMT
Symptoms of the Bush-Obama presidency
A close look at the advisers whom Obama has chosen to save and sack reveal his true political personality.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2011 10:05 GMT
Gunboats and gurkhas in the American Imperium
A complicit government in Pakistan, enabled by US interlocutors, continues to support US drone strikes.
Muhammad Idrees Ahmad
Last updated: 14 Jul 2011 08:23 GMT
US: myth of the two party system
Would the US look much different if John McCain had beaten Barack Obama to become president?
Last updated: 29 Nov 2010 11:49 GMT
US torture memo authors cleared
Justice department not to punish Bush administration lawyers.
Last updated: 20 Feb 2010 11:54 GMT
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