Post-9/11 Detainee Treatment
U.S. intelligence and military personnel engaged in widespread torture and abuse of detainees held in Guantanamo Bay, Afghanistan, Iraq, and CIA “black sites” in countries like Poland, Lithuania, Romania, Egypt, Jordan, and Thailand, according to a report released by The Constitution Project’s Detainee Task Force. Read more.
Torture of detainees held in U.S. custody after 9/11 did not yield useful information that thwarted terrorist attacks or contributed to the capture of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, according to The Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment. Read more.
- Remarks by Ambassador James Jones on the Constitution Project’s report on detainee treatment – April 16, 2013
- Remarks by Asa Hutchinson on the Constitution Project’s report on detainee treatment – April 16, 2013
- Press briefing Q&A on the Constitution Project’s Task Force report on detainee treatment – April 16, 2013
- The Constitution Project: Detainee Task Force
- WhatTheFolly.com: Brennan maintains CIA should stay out of the detention business
- WhatTheFolly.com: Brennan confessed he was ‘disturbed’ by findings in the Senate report on the CIA’s detention & interrogation program
- WhatTheFolly.com: Nominee for CIA Director assures Congress he won’t bring back waterboarding
- WhatTheFolly.com: Brennan won’t directly refute claims that information collected from torturing detainees brought down Bin Laden
- WhatTheFolly.com: Ninth Circuit dismisses torture lawsuit against John Yoo
- WhatTheFolly.com: “High value” Guantanamo detainee pleads guilty to terrorism charges
- WhatTheFolly.com: U.S. transfers two Uighur detainees to El Salvador