Did Colin Powell Authorize Torture?

Did Colin Powell Authorize Torture?

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell seems to be suffering from an all-too-familiar case of Bush-era memory loss

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As David Cole, The Nation‘s legal affairs correspondent, has
detailed in
this week’s issue Spanish
courts are implementing proceedings
against
the lawyers who authored the terror memos. In an unsettling and
inconclusive
interview with former Secretary of State Colin Powell, one of the few
members of the Bush team to escape broad public scorn, Rachel
Maddow asks Powell about what involvement he and senior administration
officials on the
National Security Council’s Principals Committee had in approving the
well-documented torture of Guantanamo prisoners such as Abu Zubaydah.

Corbin Hiar

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