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The Unaccountable Nation, by Maj. Danny Sjursen

Still, the swift, frenetic response of senior Trump officials to ICC decision is telling. I suspect that Pompeo and Bolton know the inconvenient truth – that U.S. 2.544 palabras más



End torture, such as in prisons like Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo Bay and other U.S.-controlled facilities. Ensure those guilty of ordering or executing torture are held accountable for violations U.S. 6 palabras más

Back at it.

After an almost decade-long hiatus from blogging I am back at it on a (more or less) daily basis.

I started blogging in 2005 as a way to kind of “trick” myself into writing. 911 palabras más

Abu Ghraib

Abu Ghraib and French Toast

It strikes me as discomfiting that the UC Berkeley’s law school division displays Fernando Botero’s paintings. Those quivering fat rolls, fleshy bodies writhing like mounds of larvae, bulbous faces contorted in agony, perhaps meant to propel the young, righteously horrified law students in the direction of ​justice​, seems, to me, like mockery of the thing itself. 615 palabras más

Abu Ghraib

During the war in Iraq, ”US military and civilian employees associated with systematically brutalized, humiliated and tortured Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib Prison” (Hersh, 2004a).


P.S. “A Strange and Terrible Sight”

Frightened and enraged by the crimes and abuses of the Trump administration and its enablers, I look back for hope and courage to earlier bad times and voices of resistance. 2.302 palabras más


Music Torture

“One of the more unusual methods employed by US interrogators to break the will of detainees during harsh interrogation at Abu Ghraib, Bagram, Mosul, and elsewhere is the use of loud music. 254 palabras más