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Posts Tagged ‘FOIA’
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Turkey and Brazil have accepted Iran’s offer to swap uranium and enhance transparency beyond the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
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Jeffrey Kaye, Ph.D, a San Fransisco psychologist, on the ‘unreported existence of psychologist’s notes as a standard part of the interrogation protocol’.
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Melting Watergate—Some facts and figures that oppose the prevailing hysteria about global warming/climate change (21:58):
Tags: AIPAC, espionage, FBI, FOIA, IRMEP, Israel, Israel lobby, Jane Harman, Jimmy Carter, Keith Weissman, Larry Franklin, law, Mossad, Steve Rosen, T.S. Ellis, treason, US, Zionism
Think tank discovers after file released from an FOIA suit that an Israeli intelligence agent was a staffer for the Israel Lobby. Prosecutors recently dropped espionage charges from two high-level AIPAC staffers.
Tags: ACLU, Bush Administration, CIA, Daniel Tencer, Daphne Evitar, DHS, DoD, Eric Holder, fascism, FOIA, Gitmo, Guantanamo Bay, Homeland Security, human rights, international law, Jameel Jaffer, Joe Lieberman, John Durhan, law, libertarian, liberty, Newspeak, Obama, Obama Administration, OLC, Pentagon, Raw Story, Robert Gates, terrorism, torture memos, torture photos, UN, US, War, War on Terror
A.C.L.U.: “We are disappointed that the president has signed a law giving the Defense Department the authority to hide evidence of its own misconduct, and we hope the defense secretary will not take advantage of that authority by suppressing photos related to the abuse of prisoners.”
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A May 2004 Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.) Office of the Inspector General (O.I.G.) report [.pdf] details new revelations of the C.I.A. violating federal statutes and international law in torturing detainees — “Enhanced Interrogation Techniques” or “E.I.T.’s” is the Newspeak term. The redacted report was released Monday, due to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (A.C.L.U.).
Tags: 2008 election, Afghanistan, Amy Goodman, AntiWar radio, AntiWar.com, Cheney, Dan Fromkin, Democracy Now, fascism, FOIA, George Bush, human rights, international law, Juan Gonzalez, law, libertarian, liberty, media, Middle East, MSM, Newspeak, Obama, Scott Horton, state secrets privilege, terrorism, torture memos, torture photos, US, War, War on Terror, Washington Post
‘Civil libertarian’ constutional rights attorney and Salon.com blogger, Glenn Greenwald, runs through the list of Pres. Obama’s enhancement and preservation of the Bush Administration’s “state secrets privilege” with Scott Horton on AntiWar Radio and Amy Goodman/Juan Gonzalez on Democracy Now! (DN!). (more…)
President Obama ‘Morphing Into His Predecessor’ Blocking Transparency and Prosecution of Torture (mp3/Video)Posted: 14 May 2009 by Little Alex in International Affairs, National News, Political Science
Tags: Abu Ghraib, Abu Zubaydah, ACLU, al-Libi, Ali Mohammed al-Fakheri, Amrit Singh, Amy Goodman, Cheney, CIA, Convention Against Torture, Democracy Now, fascism, FOIA, Geneva Conventions, George Bush, Gitmo, human rights, international law, John Sifton, Jonathon Turley, KSM, law, liberty, Middle East, national security, Newspeak, Obama, Odierno, Osama bin Laden, Petraeus, Rachel Maddow, rendition, Scott Horton, torture photos, transparency, US, War
International human rights lawyer Scott Horton on AntiWar Radio, human rights investigator John Sifton on Democracy Now! (DN!), constitutional scholar Jonathon Turley with Rachel Maddow and ACLU attorney Amrit Singh with Anderson Cooper on Obama’s decision to further hide Bush Administration crimes of toruring and murdering detainees. (more…)