By Naomi Spencer, December 15, 2012
While evidence obtained through torture may be introduced into the courtroom, no evidence of the torture itself is to be permitted.
By Bill Van Auken, September 25, 2012
The September 11 attack that claimed the life of the US ambassador to Libya and three other Americans disrupted a major CIA operation in the North African country.
By Bill Van Auken, September 7, 2012
The new revelations of CIA waterboarding of Libyan detainees underscore the criminality of US foreign policy and both major political parties.
By Bill Van Auken, September 1, 2012
US Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday shut down a three-year investigation into CIA torture and murder of detainees, with no charges being brought against anyone.
By Bill Van Auken, April 27, 2012
In a book coming out next week, Jose Rodriguez, the former head of the CIA’s clandestine operations directorate, delivers an unequivocal defense of torture and of his destruction of tapes recording the agency’s crimes.
By Bill Van Auken, April 7, 2012
Thursday’s indictment of John Kiriakou for exposing CIA torture of detainees confirms yet again that the Obama administration is continuing and deepening the crimes carried out by the Bush White House.
By Alan Gilman, January 31, 2012
In a criminal complaint filed January 23, the Obama administration’s Justice Department charged John Kiriakou, a former Central Intelligence Agency operative, with disclosing classified information to journalists about the waterboarding of Abu Zubayda.
By Sybille Fuchs, December 12, 2011
German journalists have uncovered the location of one of the notorious “black site” torture prisons run in Europe by the CIA.
By Peter Symonds, September 5, 2011
The British and American intelligence agencies maintained the closest relations with the Gaddafi regime and collaborated in the interrogation and torture of Islamist suspects “rendered” to Libya.
By Bill Van Auken, April 28, 2011
The appointment of Petraeus to the head of the CIA signals the further militarization of an agency that has already arrogated to itself immense power both at home and abroad.
By Bill Van Auken, April 12, 2011
The travesty of a trial of Posada Carriles on immigration-related charges let the veteran terrorist and CIA agent walk free, despite being wanted for the killing of scores of civilians.
New US drone attack kills dozens
By Ali Ismail, March 18, 2011
One day after Pakistani authorities released CIA agent Raymond Davis, the US carried out a fresh atrocity in Pakistan killing more than three dozen people.