Posts Tagged ‘state secret privilege’

Israel beats and tortures children; U.S. tries to spin mass murder of civilians in the Obama-led Farah Massacre; Democrats’ consent makes these Obama’s wars; Gleen Greenwald on “state secrets” and Obama’s rhetoric against secrecy conflicting; Iran protests continue despite orders from Supreme Leader to cease; John Dugard blasts Obama’s silence on the Gaza Massacre; Chicago Police to ‘celebrate’ 1968 brutality next week. (more…)

Scott Horton of AntiWar Radio interviews Glenn Greenwald who “discusses the Obama administration’s impact on civil liberties, the failure of Obama’s government to reverse a single Bush-era legal position, how the Bagram prison in Afghanistan is replacing Guantanamo as the new extralegal detention facility, the spectacular claim that a global war on terror makes the whole world a battlefield and all its inhabitants potential enemy combatants, the history of the state secrets privilege from its original limited exemptions to the current claims of total immunity and why non-prosecuting truth and reconciliation committees should be reserved for third-world countries.” (more…)