The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied Troy Davis clemency. The five-member board reviewed pleas for clemency yesterday and did not make a decision until this morning. Davis is scheduled for execution tomorrow, September 21. Clemency or the issuance of a stay of execution was Davis’ last available avenue for avoiding lethal injection.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday September 20, 2011 1:30 pm|
|By: emptywheel Friday November 26, 2010 4:02 pm|
The next WikiLeaks dump is about to reveal to the world what the United States really thinks of the world leaders it pretends to like and the degree to which it overlooks corruption among friends (it sounds like the reports will include confirmation that Hamid Karzai is corrupt, among other things).
Knowing that it’s coming adds just a bit of irony to the publication of excerpts from a German document liberated to refute some claims Bush made in his memoir.
Among other things, the document describes the Germans warning the US–in February 2003–of just how badly the Iraq war would turn out.
|By: Phoenix Woman Friday October 15, 2010 8:00 pm|
Well, look what the cat dragged in: Removing Saddam Hussein from power was the right move, but the United States made mistakes in the aftermath, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told CNN on Friday. [...] At the same time, Rice said it is still too early to fully judge the success or failure of [...]
|By: GregoriusU Monday August 23, 2010 7:15 pm|
To say all the combat troops are out of Iraq is just an accounting trick…