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Torturing the Truth: Why the CIA Report Won’t Change Anything

Did you see this analysis of the Senate report on the CIA and torture? It’s from CNN: The CIA’s harsh interrogations of detainees during the Bush era didn’t work, were more brutal than previously revealed...

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Who Really Used Chemical Weapons in Syria?

The videos shocked the world. Hundreds of bodies lay on the floor of makeshift morgues in and around the town of Al Ghouta on the southeastern outskirts of Damascus. Early in the morning of August...

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Is One Muslim Man’s Drug-Crazed Rampage Terrorism?

Ottawa lockdown after Parliament shooting on Oct. 22. Courtesy The Independent In a bygone, saner era, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau’s murder of Canadian soldier Nathan Cirillo and subsequent shooting rampage inside the Parliament would have been treated...

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George W’s New Gig: Cold Cash for Hot Air

For Kings and Cabbages alike, the high-profile lecture circuit is a good place to rake in some extra post-public-service cash. And why shouldn’t former government leaders earn some private-sector-sized paychecks to round out their years...

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CIA Secrets And Lies … And Damn Lies: Dec. 10, 2014

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NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy Torturing the Truth: Why the CIA Report Won’t Change Anything by Russ Baker The CIA torture report is as grim as can be imagined, and damning enough proof to change things. But it won’t. WHO Who is telling the truth about the CIA’s torture program—former CIA Director Michael Hayden or Senate Read More

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The Torture Report: A Catalog of Shame: Dec. 9, 2014

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NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy BOSTON BOMBING: Feds Admit Triple Murder Wasn’t Tsarnaevs by James Henry When it came to Whodunnit for any crime around the time of the Boston Bombing, law enforcement’s answer always was “the Tsarnaev brothers.” In a shocking reversal, prosecutors now admit there’s barely any evidence they took part in a 2011 Read More