Tag: CIA

Pentagon Releases 198 Photos of Alleged Detainee Abuse From War on...

What occurred while the detainees were in military custody when President George W. Bush launched the War on Terror is not fully known. But the ACLU says some of the photos yet to see the light of day depict an elderly Iraqi woman’s alleged sexual abuse, a teenager’s mock execution, and the fatal shooting of an Iraqi farmer by a US soldier. While the free-speech organization hasn’t seen the photos, the incidents they describe are detailed in military documents. According to reports, the Pentagon said 14 of the incidents have been substantiated.

The Season 5 Finale of ‘Homeland’ Is a Big Freaking Deal

As fans of Homeland know, Carrie’s peaceful life in Germany couldn’t be long for this world. And, of course, it wasn’t.

Human Rights Group Publishes Legal Justification For Bush, CIA Torture Probe

“This is one of the most serious human rights violations that the US has engaged in as a country."

CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Released to House Arrest

“Compared to being in prison, John is overjoyed to be back home with his wife and five children."

The Prosecution of the CIA Whistleblower Who Revealed Waterboarding to the...

Whistleblower John Kiriakou is serving a 30-month prison sentence while those he exposed remain free.

Senate Report Blasts CIA Torture Program Under President Bush

The CIA misled the American people about the effectiveness of waterboarding, a Senate report has found.

Who’s Afraid to See “Kill the Messenger”?

The film centers around journalist Gary Webb, who went up against the weight of the CIA, the violence of drug smugglers and the collusion of America’s top three newspapers.

U.S. Drone Memo in Al-Awlaki, Khan Slaying Released

The memo greenlighted government operations to take out Anwar Al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen. Khan, a Long Island-native, was also killed.

Don’t be cruel to “Zero Dark Thirty” director Kathryn Bigelow in...

Bigelow and her screenwriter Mark Boal were right to include torture scenes in the narrative.
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