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Court Calls US ‘Enhanced Interrogation Techniques’ Torture

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal court in San Francisco took the unusual step of using the word "torture" to describe the treatment of a Palestinian man while he was in CIA custody following the Sept. 11 attacks. "It's the first time an appellate court, to my know...
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This Is Why John McCain Was My Hero

I grew up in a place where everyone went to war. Our models were fighter pilots. Our fathers and their friends all fought in World War II and Korea, fighting for our country, keeping everyone safe, and risking their lives to do it. Some were shot down, and eve...
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UAE, Saudis May Have Committed War Crimes in Yemen

GENEVA — Three experts working for the U.N.'s top human rights body say the governments of Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia may have been responsible for war crimes including rape, torture, disa...