Sabotaging Flotilla II: Waging War Against Civil Society

By: Wednesday July 6, 2011 1:28 pm

The reports that two of the foreign flagged ships planning to be part of the ten vessel Freedom Flotilla II experienced similar forms of disabling sabotage creates strong circumstantial evidence of Israeli responsibility. It stretches the imagination to suppose that a sophisticated cutting of the propeller shafts of both ships is a coincidence with no involvement by Israel’s Mossad, long infamous for its overseas criminal acts in support of contested Israeli national interests.

 

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Marjorie Cohn, The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration, and Abuse

By: Sunday June 19, 2011 1:59 pm

Marjorie Cohn, Professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law and past president of the National Lawyers Guild, has put together this collection of 14 essays to explore facets of our country’s recent experiences with torture while placing those experiences in broader contexts – historical, legal, and moral.

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