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Peter Van Buren, Our 9/11 Torturers | TomDispatch

I hope you know that, on the 11th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, you live in a country so exceptional it’s blessed by God; that, in fact, it’s — no point in pulling punches — “the greatest nation on earth.”  If you don’t believe me, just listen to President Obama, who used the last words of his ...

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9/11 hearings: Hear no evil | Opinion, Al Jazeera

By Lisa Hajjar, professor of sociology at the University of California The challenge the government faces is how to prosecute people who have been tortured without putting the torturers and those who authorised them on trial, too. Of course, no one responsible for CIA torture has actually been put on trial, but these 9/11 defendants are a weak link in ...

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9/11 hearings stall, Gitmo inmates stuck as Isaac barrels down the Caribbean | GlobalPost

Tropical Storm Isaac could strengthen into a hurricane and smack Guantanamo Bay in Cuba on Friday.   WASHINGTON, DC — Evacuation plans are under way at the US Naval Station Guantanamo Bay as Tropical Storm Isaac spins toward Cuba. But the nearly 200 prisoners suspected of plotting terrorist attacks against the United States are staying put. For more on this ...

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