Tag: Dick Cheney

Military Commissions & KSM: Is Obama Norman Osborn Or Is He Captain America?

Building as if by magic from my last post, the Washington Post has a piece you’ve all seen by now reporting that President Obama’s advisers are nearing a deal with Sen. Graham to try KSM in a military commission after… Read on

What If We Skipped The Prosecutions And Went Right To Indefinite Detention Without Charge

Since — what? — 2004, I’ve read thousands of pages of declassified documents, internal investigations, ICRC accounts, survivor testimony and journalistic inquiry about the myriad and sprawling torture apparatus created after 9/11. I’ve written about it a bit. I’ve spent… Read on