"Torture Memo" Gave Legal Cover to Interrogators

A Justice Department legal opinion issued in August 2002 advised the CIA that its
interrogators would not be prosecuted for violating anti-torture laws as long as
they acted in “good faith” while using brutal techniques to obtain information …
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Investigators Give Troop ‘Surge’ Mixed Reviews

President George W. Bush’s Iraq troop “surge,” which is now ending, got a mixed
report card from congressional investigators, who found that many of Bush’s stated
goals remained unmet.
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Critics Call Iran Sanctions An Act of War

Two weeks ago, Rep. Gary Ackerman, the Democrat from New York, delivered an impassioned
speech on the House floor defending a controversial resolution he co-sponsored calling
on President George W. Bush “to increase economic, political and diplomatic pressure …
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Reasons to Oppose Drilling in ANWR

Last November, the oil company British Petroleum (BP) plead guilty to a misdemeanor
and paid a $20 million fine for violating the Clean Water Act related to a massive
oil spill that occurred at BP’s Prudhoe Bay operations in Alaska’s North Slope …
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Bush Blocks DOJ From Releasing CIA Leak Documents

In the latest twist in the “Plame-gate” scandal, President George W. Bush has
asserted executive privilege to block release of Vice President Dick Cheney’s interview
with a special prosecutor about possible criminal violations in the leaking of a …
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