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Many Americans realize that torture doesn't work—but want to believe in it anyway.
America's Pakistan problem is getting worse, not better, on President Obama's watch.
Under Obama, accountability for rights violations during the "war of terror" has been thin.
Liz Cheney's witch hunt against lawyers who represented Guantánamo detainees is a new low.
Members of Congress who oppose the US military presence in Afghanistan and Iraq are divided on strategies to force de-escalation.
Obama makes reassuring noises about constraining executive power and protecting civil liberties, but then adopts whatever appalling policy Bush put in place.
The GOP nominee favors unilateralism and "rogue state rollback."
Making a list of the most hated arch-criminals--not the usual suspects.
The Bush Administration cites a 1994 bombing in Argentina to tar Iran as a sponsor of global terror. But a fresh probe finds no evidence of an Iran connection.
The US government relies heavily on the testimony of self-styled terrorism experts in prosecuting the "war on terror." But how credible are they?
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