"On Topic" With Doug Krile

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Torture

The story has been talked about many times before, but there's some disturbing new facts in this treatment.


Bush Authorized Genital Abuse



After 9/11 the Bush administration decided to 'take the gloves off' and authorized the CIA to get medieval on suspected terrorists. Here's Mark Danner: "As you know, very shortly after 9/11, the then-White House counsel [Alberto Gonzales] proposed to President Bush that provisions of the Geneva Conventions had been rendered obsolete, even quaint, by this quote "new paradigm." The Geneva Conventions, the Convention against Torture, and [...]



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