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Nothing should have allowed the Bush administration to get away with secretly interpreting laws out of existence or given the CIA authority to act with impunity. And Bush-era law-breakers were even given the courtesy of having their names redacted War And Crime - Trevor Junior - War And Crime the report, sparing them of public shaming or criticism, despite clear public interest to the contrary.
Those still inside government have not only avoided reprimand, but have gotten promotions. And look where that attitude has left us: John Oliver, who did an excellent segment on the torture debate on Sundayasked 14 presidential candidates if they supported the new ban, and only four responded with Bright Travel #1, Short - F.
Gartner* - Untitled affirmative. Most notably, CIA director John Brennan has escaped completely unscathed - despite both advocating for torture during the Bush administration and authorizing the hacking of computers used by Senate staffers while they conducted their torture investigation during the Obama administration.
But David Buckley, CIA inspector general who investigated the agency for its potentially illegal and unconstitutional hacking episode? He resigned shortly after the CIA refused to act on his findings, and his position will likely remain empty for the foreseeable future.
It is a powerful statement, if only to dilute some of the secrecy surrounding prisoner interrogation that has infected the last two administrations. Though if torture was already illegal, who knows how this law will stop the next president any more than the existing laws stopped the last. Topics Torture Trevor Timm column. Reuse this content. Order by newest oldest recommendations. Show 25 25 50 All. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. War And Crime - Trevor Junior - War And Crime comments… Trouble loading?
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