Reagan’s DOJ Prosecuted Sheriff for Waterboarding

Column – Jason Leopold

George W. Bush’s Justice Department said subjecting a person to the near drowning of waterboarding was not a crime and didn’t even cause pain, but Ronald Reagan’s Justice Department thought otherwise, prosecuting a Texas sheriff and three deputies …
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Senate Report Details Torture Policy Origins

Column – Jason Leopold

Senate Report Details Torture Policy Origins by Jason Leopold , t r u t h o u t | Report
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The Bush Admin’s Stunning Geneva Hypocrisy

Column – Jason Leopold

While making allegations of Geneva Conventions abuses by Saddam’s troops in Iraq, Bush administration officials like Donald Rumsfeld were authorizing violations of the Geneva Conventions. (Photo: Reuters Pictures)
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Jason Leopold: Torture Memos Revealed

Article – Jason Leopold

CIA interrogators were given legal authorization to slam an alleged “high-value” detainee’s head against a wall, place insects inside a “confinement box” to induce fear and force him to remain awake for 11 consecutive days, according to a closely …
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Doug Feith: “Major Player” in Torture Policies

Column – Jason Leopold

Doug Feith: “I Was a Major Player” in Bush’s Torture Policies by Jason Leopold , The Public Record
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DOJ Revising John Yoo’s Legal Work on Torture

Column – Jason Leopold

A Justice Department watchdog report that is said to be highly critical of the legal work conducted for the Bush administration by three attorneys who worked at the agency’s powerful Office of Legal Counsel, is in the process of being revised after the agency …
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