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WASHINGTON -- President Trump vowed during his campaign to bring back torture as a weapon against terrorism. ... The torture of suspected terrorists was a singular transgression of this nation's values -- as well as a violation of U.S. and international law -- and it simply cannot be rationalized or ignored.

The case, Ireland v United Kingdom, involved 14 'Hooded Men', who were Irish nationals tortured by British soldiers in 1971. ... For the US, it was only torture if it was: “Equivalent in intensity to the pain accompanying serious physical injury, such as organ failure, impairment of bodily function, or even death”.
President Trump's nomination of Gina Haspel to head the CIA has stirred objections from many quarters. After 9/11, Haspel ran an illegal black site in Thailand where a man was tortured, and she later wrote a memo calling for the destruction of proof of such "enhanced interrogations." She has paid no price ...
Now the Senate must stop him from installing as CIA director a woman whose resume includes overseeing a disgraceful episode of torture — and then ... The torture of suspected terrorists was a singular transgression of this nation's values — as well as a violation of U.S. and international law — and it ...
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Within the United States, there is a "debate" over whether "enhanced interrogation" was legitimate or illegitimate. Here's a test for ... The US then passed 18 US Code 2340A, "which made it a crime for a US national or foreigner present in the US to have committed torture outside the US". Torture inside the ...
The same question now looms over the United States, as it has ever since we debased ourselves by accepting torture. In doing so we have foolishly squandered our reputation and endangered critical alliances. Gina Haspel's prospective nomination as the next CIA director indicates to our allies that we ...
In 2002, she oversaw a secret prison in Thailand that had tortured two terrorism suspects. That torture took place within the CIA's “extraordinary rendition” program, in which suspected terrorists are sent to US allies, and interrogated in “black sites” on their soil. One of the men, known as Abu Zubayda, was ...
In that shadow of the ashes of September 11, intelligence officials were asked to do whatever they needed to prevent another attack on US soil. ... For those who think the United States engaged in torture and has not yet reckoned with that, Haspel is the embodiment of an America that shed its values in the ...


 

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