Apologies to Hitler

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Seven former heads of the CIA on Friday urged President Barack Obama in a letter to end the probe into allegations of abuse of prisoners held by the agency, arguing that it would hamper intelligence operations…. The letter to Obama was signed by three CIA directors under President George W. Bush — […]

Let’s admit torture is always wrong

We hung Japanese military for water boarding our soldiers and executed the Germans for preemptive war and then we (the CIA) caused coup d’etats in Iran, Gutamala, Chile (the original 9/11) and God knows how many other countries (more than fifty interventions since 1945). We taught the secret police in all sorts of countries (like […]

Feingold On Panetta: Very "Pleased" With Choice

Sen. Russ Feingold, a leading opponent of torture, extraordinary rendition and secret detention (Bush/Cheney illegal activities) on the Senate Intelligence Committee, supports Leon Panetta for head of the Central Intelligence Agency. He said in a statement, “Leon Panetta has a long and distinguished career in public service and there are few people of whom I […]