Guantanamo Naval Base
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The CIA and Questions of Torture: Against The Current vol. 131
Alfred W. McCoy's A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror is a chilling, eerily fascinating account of how the CIA used physical and psychological torture as a...
Cuba's Prisoner Release: Surprise! Mainstream Media Omits Context and Key Facts
Landau, Saul; Valdes, Nelson P.
Double standards and hypocrisy abound in American media coverage of Cuba's recent prisoner release. For example, the U.S. government holds more political prisoners on Cuban soil than the Cuban governm...
Empire of Lies and Torture: Against The Current vol. 111
The prohibition of torture in international conventions is absolute. There are no exceptions for so-called "ticking bombs," for "high-value terrorists" or "illegal enemy combatants" or similar improv...
Hypocrisy over Cuba's 'political prisoners'
Political prisoners and Cuba can be a confusing mix, in our time of mass propaganda. Three groups have attracted international attention over the past decade.
Insouciant Americans: Blinding Hypocrisy
Roberts, Paul Craig
Hypocrisy in America is now so commonplace it is no longer noticed.
Obama's Liberty Problem: Why Indefinite Detention By Executive Order Should Scare the Hell Out of People
Quigley, Bill; Warren, Vince
The proposal to create a special new legal system by Executive Order will threaten the liberty of every single US citizen who is not in Guantanamo because it will damage the due process guarantees wh...
Psychologists' Collusion in Ongoing Illegal Detentions: The Status Quo of Torture
Bond, Turdy; Eidelson, Roy; Olson, Brad; Soldz, Stephen
The Real Costs of Empire: Against The Current vol. 123
Vietnam all over again? Yes, it is. The massacres by United States military forces of unarmed civilians in Haditha and, as is finally being revealed despite official lies and coverup, numerous other I...
Torturing the Rule of Law at Obama's Gitmo: Obama Bravely Takes on a Tortured Child Soldier
Give our government credit for breaking new ground: no nation has tried a child soldier for war crimes since World War II, and the decision to prosecute Khadr has drawn protests from UNICEF, headed by...
Unlocking Uncle Sam's House of Horrors: Smashing Plato's Cave
The effects of Wikileaks in showing the public what is really happening.
Sources Experts & Spokespersons
Crimes of War
What the Public Should Know (Crimes of War project)
Dworkin, Anthony; Gutman, Roy; Rieff, David; Mendez, Sheryl
An A-Z guide to the laws governing armed conflict and their application in practice. The chapters include discussions of the crimes prohibited by international humanitarian law, key terms relating to ...
Ould Slahi, Mohamedou
Slahi's diary recounting his life as a detainee at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.