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TheRealNews·Feb 4, 2013
Michael Ratner: Recent films and Obama’s lack of prosecution of CIA and Bush Cheney for torture is creating conditions for its public acceptance.
Globalizing Torture: Ahead of Brennan Hearing, International Complicity in CIA Rendition Exposed
democracynow·Feb 7, 2013
DemocracyNow.org – As counter-terrorism czar John Brennan appears on Capitol Hill for his confirmation hearing to head the CIA, a new report provides a detailed look at global involvement in the agency’s secret program of prisons, rendition and torture in the years after 9/11. In “Globalizing Torture,” the Open Society Justice Initiative says 54 countries helped the CIA detain 136 people, the largest tally to date. The report’s author, Amrit Singh, joins us to discuss her findings, and Brennan’s role in the expansive program she’s documented.
From the archives:
Daniel Ellsberg: NDAA Indefinite Detention Provision is Part of Systematic Assault on Constitution + Kill List Exposed
America’s Indefinitely Detained + Close GITMO Protest
CIA: World’s Biggest Terrorist Organization
Michael Ratner: Obama Orders Assassinations with No Oversight
Ten Years of Torture: On Anniversary of Abu Zubaydah’s Capture, Poland Charges Former Spy Chief Over “Black Site” by Andy Worthington
By One Vote, US Court OKs Torture and “Extraordinary Rendition”
Torture on Dandelion Salad
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jan/29/obama-guantanamo-pentagon-cyber-yemen (Glenn Greenwald)