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Raw Story: New York Times calls for Cheney, Bush officials to be investigated and prosecuted for torture
“These are, simply, crimes. They are prohibited by federal law, which defines torture as the intentional infliction of “severe physical or mental pain or suffering.” Former Vice President Dick Cheney (ABC TOM BOGGIONI RawStory.com December 22, 2014 In a blistering editorial published in the Monday [sic] edition of the New York Times, the editorial page […]
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So, in essence, the CIA operated as a propaganda machine, utilizing classified information as part of a larger effort to deceive the American public about the shortcomings of its torture program, if the Senate report is to be believed.
On Thursday, national security reporters Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill appeared at the IFC Center in New York City’s Greenwich Village after a screening of Scahill’s Oscar-nominated documentary, “Dirty Wars.” With them was Pardiss Kebriaei, a senior lawyer at the legal advocacy group the Center for Constitutional Rights