On the International Day of Support of Victims of Torture, I offer an analysis of where the fight against U.S. torture currently stands, as well as a retrospective of the history of the development of U.S. torture policy. In particular, the role of U.S. behavioral scientists in the construction of torture techniques is explored.
|By: Jeff Kaye Saturday June 26, 2010 12:02 pm|
|By: Jeff Kaye Sunday April 18, 2010 11:20 pm|
Jason Leopold at Truthout writes that a number of intelligence sources have described a hitherto unreported second taping system that was used on Zubaydah at the black site CIA prison in Thailand where the interrogations took place in 2002-2003. The new finding corroborates reports of experiments done on prisoners held in the CIA’s black site program.
|By: Jim White Wednesday July 22, 2009 8:08 pm|
CQPolitics alerted us to a report out July 22 by the Senate Intelligence Committee on the draft intelligence fiscal authorization bill for next year. The committee derides the intelligence community on several fronts and appears to seeking more accountability to the law and to Congress.