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The Strategic Costs of Torture - By Douglas A. Johnson, Alberto Mora, and Averell Schmidt September/October 2016 Issue

How “Enhanced Interrogation” Hurt America

It has been more than seven years since U.S. President Barack Obama issued Executive Order 13491, banning the U.S. government’s use of torture. 243 more words

Point Of Interest

Trump: Outdated Geneva Conventions, Enhanced Interrogation

So, as noted on MNBC, there was a strange exchange between Trump and a journalist on some aspects regarding international law.

This is the exchange in full (which can be found… 868 more words


"A Deeply Unhealthy Support For Barbarism": Donald Trump Sees A Problem Only Torture Can Solve

The latest reports out of Turkey point to an increasing death toll following the terrorist attack at Istanbul’s busy Ataturk Airport, with 41 deaths and more than 230 injuries. 493 more words


CIA Psychologists Admit Role In ‘Enhanced Interrogation’ Program In Court Filing



It’s the first time someone with responsibility for the torture program has legally acknowledged their actions.

WASHINGTON — Two psychologists who helped the CIA develop and execute its now-defunct “enhanced interrogation” program partially admitted for the first time to roles in what is broadly acknowledged to have been torture. 624 more words

U.S. Politics

Guantanamo Bay Must Stay Open

Recently, President Obama has voiced his opinion on Guantanamo Bay by sending a plan to Congress to close the “inhumane and un-American” facility; however, this detention center is a very vital defense mechanism for the United States in their fight to end terrorism and should remain open. 810 more words

[CW] Absolute Warning

Bill Herbkersman, a South Carolina state Representative, was already feeling uneasy about his Republican colleague’s views on torture. Donald Trump had already claimed that “torture works,” disregarding dozens of studies out there that reported otherwise. 104 more words

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