Tag: torture

Ariel Dorfman: How to Forgive Your Torturer

June 2014

The River Kwai passes through Latin America and Washington.

Karen J. Greenberg: The Road From Abu Ghraib

April 2014

A torture story without a hero or an ending.

Vaddey Ratner: The Cripple’s Last Dance

April 2013

Flash Fiction: Dossier No. X recovered from Interrogation Cell B of Sala-XX

Cora Currier: A Public Indictment Could Shed Light on CIA’s Secret Program

March 2013

What happened to the victims of the US secret prisons and extraordinary renditions?

Nick Turse: “I Begged for Them to Stop”

February 2013

Waterboarding Americans and the Redefinition of Torture

Greg Grandin: The Latin American Exception

February 2013

How a Washington global torture gulag was turned into the only gulag-free zone on Earth.

Cora Currier: At Least 20 CIA Prisoners Still Missing

February 2013

Long after the US government claims to have shut down its secret prisons, detainees remain unaccounted for.

Karen J. Greenberg: Learning to Love Torture, Zero Dark Thirty-Style

January 2013

Seven easy, onscreen steps to making U.S. Torture and detention policies once again palatable.

Alfred W. McCoy: Impunity at Home, Rendition Abroad

August 2012

How two administrations and both parties made illegality the American way of life.

The Wrong Question

December 2010 Journalist Joshua Phillips on the left media’s standard torture story, untrained soldiers making it up as they go, and becoming a suicide hotline.

The Devil’s Advocate

December 2005

The former deputy assistant attorney general on his new book, the Geneva Conventions and the legal case for torture