Civilian Killings in Afghanistan: A Pattern of Brutality, Denial, Outrage and Violence

By: Monday April 12, 2010 6:30 pm

Counterinsurgency that relies on night raids is a recipe for more outrage and violence in Afghanistan. This pattern of brutality, denial, outrage and revenge has to stop.


Obama’s Interrogation Policy and the Use of Torture in the Army Field Manual

By: Wednesday January 6, 2010 2:45 pm

As torture proper moves from offshore U.S. military and CIA/Special Operations prisons to the territory of the U.S. “homeland,” civil liberties activists and commentators must make their protest against the use of torture techniques in the Army Field Manual heard in the White House. The truth about the use of cruel, inhumane, and degrading interrogation techniques must drown out the obfuscatory fear-mongering from the Cheneyesque right-wing, who babble about how the AFM is inadequate for use by intelligence agencies in the “Terrorist War.”

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