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Add a comment Add a comment Read more: Team Torture: Accounting for Bush and Co.Sands' book lays out in great detail the process by which the highest officials of the American government â€“ including the President, Vice President and the Secretary of Defense â€“ with great deliberation and malice aforethought constructed a regimen of systematic torture which they knew, to a certainty, violated existing American and international law.
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In the summer of 2002, Chertoff, then head of the Justice Departmentâ€™s Criminal Division, offered assurances to the CIA that its interrogators would not face prosecution under anti-torture laws if they followed guidelines on aggressive techniques approved by the Departmentâ€™s Office of Legal Counsel, where Yoo worked.
This week, Lebanese immigrant to the United States, and founder of the Palestinian Children's Welfare Fund was found dead in Austin's Lady Bird Lake.
Here's a satirical look at what that interview might be like.
Since last year, the Clinton campaign has been pushing the supposed Ayers connection to Barack Obama as an attack "theme" to take down his candidacy. But Clinton went even further in the debate suggesting that Ayers had reveled in the 9/11 attacks â€“ a false claim clearly meant to inflame Americans against Obama.
When it became operational in 1966, the Cheyenne Mountain Complex was the ultimate bomb shelter. Its 200 or so crewmembers were believed to have a 70% likelihood of surviving a five-megaton blast with a three-mile circular error of probability, even if the surrounding countryside became an irradiated wasteland.
Such are the views of a man who has ever- growing influence among an ever-swelling culture in the US -- the evangelical Christian bloc. No mention was made of the well being of Palestinians, even Christian Palestinians, many of who are descendants of the early church.
Add a comment Add a comment Read more: Gaza: A Killing WeekThe IDF mayhem includes: strikes on a hospital; targeted attacks against journalists; the use of weapons that incur indiscriminate casualties; and, the destruction of at least one Mosque.