Allow me also to state unequivocally and without reserve that if President Obama does not entirely repeal the policy authorizing the use of torture, and the use of rendition to achieve the same repugnant ends, then he deserves to be described the same way that Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld are rightly labeled: war criminal.
These new reports on the top-down torture policy of the Bush Administration are frightening and sad, and I for one won't defend Bush for a heartbeat.
Fear has not paralyzed Pakistan - I recently visited Pakistan after 25 years. Given the long absence, it essentially felt like my first time there. Only faint, isolated images remained fr...
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