"On Topic" With Doug Krile

Tuesday, December 05, 2006


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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