A new article at Truthout describes how Paul Wolfowitz issued a military directive in March 2002 that loosened rules against human experimentation and protections for subjects of such research that had been in place since the early 1970s. According to sources within the Department of Defense, the Wolfowitz Directive, “Protection of Human Subjects and Adherence to Ethical Standards in DoD-Supported Research”, was used to support a top-secret Special Access Program at Guantanamo funded through the Defense Department’s black budget involving “deception detection”, interrogation, and other research upon detainees.
|By: Jeff Kaye Thursday October 14, 2010 8:43 am|
|By: dakine01 Sunday August 29, 2010 1:20 pm|
Discussion and comparison to today’s numbers of general officers against the numbers from WWII and Secretary of Defense Gates desire to cut the numbers of general officers.
|By: EdwardTeller Thursday June 10, 2010 12:16 pm|
The aptly named Uzi Dayan, the former Deputy Chief-of-Staff of the IDF, in response to the possibility of the Turkish Prime Minister accompanying a June Gaza relief flotilla :
“If the Turkish prime minister joins such a flotilla, we should make clear beforehand this would be an act of war, and we would not try to take over the ship he was on, but would sink it.”