Tagged: torture memos

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Not Reading What You Defend

I had fully intended to take a lengthy hiatus from torture-blogging, but this story just magnifies why I’ve become so frustrated over claims that the program authorized by the Bybee memo is clearly not...

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Taking the Wrong Approach

I’m increasingly coming to the conclusion that both sides of the “Did We Torture?” debate are doing themselves a big disservice in how they approach their arguments.  This perhaps isn’t surprising since I tend...

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Certainty About the Law

First, let me say that I respect Sonny Bunch.  A lot.  I rarely agree with Sonny, but he is clearly and genuinely interested in engaging those with whom he disagrees.  That said, the posts (and...

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The Torture Memos

(Updates below and continuing as more reactions come in…) You can read the memos here.  Sullivan has some initial thoughts up here: I do not believe that any American president has ever orchestrated, constructed...

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