Tagged: war crimes

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a quote for the middle of the afternoon

“I’m sick to frigging death of people – self-identifiedly conservative or otherwise – whose reaction to the ongoing revelation of what our government and its representatives did post-9/11 is to say, Oh, well, I’m...

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truth and consequences

“Disclosure of the techniques is likely to be met by faux outrage, and is perfectly packaged for media consumption. It will also incur the utter contempt of our enemies. Somehow, it seems unlikely that...

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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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ad hoc justice

So it looks as though Spain is opening formal criminal inquiries into alleged war crimes surrounding the use of torture by the Bush administration.  Judge Baltasar Garzón is involved in the investigation, the same...