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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
CIA: KUBARK's very long shadow
A recently uncovered FBI 'primer' document on interrogation techniques cites manuals from the CIA's dark past.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2012 09:27 GMT
Syria: To oppose, or not to oppose?
The opposition movement inside and outside the country must walk a fine line between independence and intervention.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2012 19:44 GMT
Syria: Only diplomacy can stop the war
Outside powers should stop military involvement and support new diplomatic initiative.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2012 22:47 GMT
We've seen the threats against Iran before
Although political brinkmanship with Iran is nothing new, escalating tensions do not bode well for the region.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2012 10:55 GMT
Obama inherits and embraces a 'legal mess'
From Guantanamo to Bagram prison in Afghanistan, Obama has broken his promise to end torture and illegal detention.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2011 15:04 GMT
US detention policy: Exposing the dark side
During George W Bush's first term, the US tortured many 'War on Terror' prisoners, including a 15-year-old boy.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2011 14:47 GMT
The delusions of Bashar al-Assad
The rhetoric of resistance no longer conceals the repressive policies of the Syrian regime.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2011 14:35 GMT
Justice denied: What next?
Rendition victim Maher Arar talks about the US Supreme Court's refusal to hear his appeal.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2010 09:53 GMT
Rendition victim moves to sue US
Canadian man tortured in Syria appeals ruling that prevented him from suing officials.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2010 13:17 GMT
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