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Jason Leopold: A New Way Out Of Guantanamo?

Jason Leopold: A New Way Out Of Guantanamo?

This report was originally published on Truthout. Prosecutors in the Office of Military Commissions at Guantanamo Bay have informed some attorneys defending “war on terror” detainees that their clients could be removed from the indefinite detention list and eventually released from the prison facility if they agree to cooperate and testify against certain prisoners selected […]

APA Up To Old Tricks With New “Task Force” On Psychologists In “National Security Settings”

APA Up To Old Tricks With New “Task Force” On Psychologists In “National Security Settings”

Last month, members of the American Psychological Association announced a “new APA members-initiated Task Force to reconcile policies related to psychologists’ involvement in national security settings.” The movement for a new task force to ostensibly replace the 2005 task force on “Psychological Ethics and National Security” (PENS), which in the midst of the controversies surrounding […]

Military Officer Exposes Afghanistan “Success” As A Lie

Military Officer Exposes Afghanistan “Success” As A Lie

“Rosy official statements” from top US military brass are misleading the American people into believing our occupation of Afghanistan is yielding solid results toward building a sustainable democracy. Instead, says Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis – who traveled more than 9,000 miles and “talked, traveled and patrolled with troops in Kandahar, Kunar, Ghazni, Khost, Paktika, […]

Journalist Jason Leopold Talks About His FOIA Lawsuit Against FBI, DOJ, CIA

Journalist Jason Leopold Talks About His FOIA Lawsuit Against FBI, DOJ, CIA

It can sometimes take years for a FOIA request to be processed and for a response to come. That’s why in 2007, a provision was put in by Congress mandating that each government agency give an estimated date to those who file a request of when they’ll take action. But it looks like not all […]

Investigative Journalist Jason Leopold Sues FBI, CIA, DOJ Claiming FOIA Violations

Investigative Journalist Jason Leopold Sues FBI, CIA, DOJ Claiming FOIA Violations

This report was written by Jason Leopold and originally published on Truthout. Over the past year, I’ve filed dozens of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with the FBI, CIA, Department of Defense, and other government agencies in hopes of prying loose documents I need to support my investigative reporting efforts on a wide-range of […]

Judith Miller Defends “The Hunted Men Who Brought Growth And Reform” To Egypt

Judith Miller Defends “The Hunted Men Who Brought Growth And Reform” To Egypt

Judith Miller, you may recall, is the Pulitzer Prize-winning ex-New York Times journalist who left the paper after it was discovered that she was Bush-era Vice President Dick Cheney’s “stenographer.” A Times investigation found serious errors in many of her stories about weapons of mass destruction in the run-up to the Iraq War. She also […]

Egypt: The Army’s Chess Match?

Egypt: The Army’s Chess Match?

Tensions between long-standing allies Egypt and the US climbed to a new high this week as Egypt’s ruling generals arrested 43 employees of the country’s non-profit non-governmental human rights organizations – including several from the US. But many are suggesting that the US organizations are simply being used as pawns in a larger game — […]

Iran’s Bomb: Haven’t We Been Here Before?

Iran’s Bomb: Haven’t We Been Here Before?

I am far from any kind of expert in nuclear weapons development, so I could be 180 degrees wrong. But I have a growing sense that the increasingly ominous reports about Iran’s A-bomb aspirations mimic a story I’ve heard before. It was in 2002 and 2003, when the drumbeats of impending war were being pounded […]

Jason Leopold: How Did An Al-Qaeda Magazine Get Into Guantanamo? That’s A Secret, Pentagon Says

Jason Leopold: How Did An Al-Qaeda Magazine Get Into Guantanamo? That’s A Secret, Pentagon Says

This report was originally published on Truthout. The Pentagon won’t release any details of an investigation initiated by the commander of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility revolving around the discovery of “contraband” at the prison, which included a magazine produced by an offshoot of al-Qaeda based in Yemen. Late last year, Pentagon spokesman Lt. Col. […]

Jason Leopold: Was “Smuggling” Charge Leveled Against Military Lawyer To Justify New Guantanamo Inspection Policy?

Jason Leopold: Was “Smuggling” Charge Leveled Against Military Lawyer To Justify New Guantanamo Inspection Policy?

This report was written by investigative reporter Jason Leopold and originally published on Truthout. Early last month, Air Force Capt. Michael Schwartz was summoned into the office of Rear Adm. David Woods, the new commander of Guantanamo, and was accused of “smuggling” into the detention facility an anti-Guantanamo pamphlet that featured the photographs of two […]

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