Jason Leopold: The Valerie Plame Case

Column – Jason Leopold

The US Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a civil lawsuit filed by Valerie Plame Wilson and her husband, Joseph Wilson, against Bush administration officials who were responsible for leaking her covert CIA status to the media…
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Senate Votes to Block Detainee Photos

Column – Jason Leopold

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Measure Banning Release of Detainee Abuse Photos by Jason Leopold , t r u t h o u t | Report
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Gonzales Advised Bush on How to Avoid War Crimes

Column – Jason Leopold

On January 25, 2002, then-White House counsel Alberto Gonzales advised George W. Bush in a memo to deny al-Qaeda and Taliban prisoners protections under the Geneva Conventions because doing so would “substantially reduces the threat of domestic …
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Administration Fights Disclosure on Two Fronts

Column – Jason Leopold

Last month, the CIA told a federal court judge it could not abide by a court order and turn over detailed documents about the destruction of 92 interrogation videotapes because it would compromise the integrity of a special prosecutor’s criminal investigation …
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Comey Emails Show Concerns Over Torture Policies

Article – Jason Leopold

Excerpt from April 28, 2005 email from then Deputy Attorney General James Comey to his chief of staff Chuck Rosenberg, expressing concern about an interrogation legal memo under discussion at the time.
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Taguba Saw Video of Soldier Sodomizing Detainee

Column – Jason Leopold

In 2007, shortly after he was forced into retirement, Army Maj. Gen. Antonio M. Taguba made a startling admission. During the course of his investigation into the abuse of prisoners at Abu Ghraib, Taguba said he saw “a video of a male American …
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