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Abu Ghraib prison news and analysis from The Nation
March 21, 2017
Why Those Spring Breakers Chanted ‘Build That Wall’
We shouldn’t be surprised—they’re the children of unending war.
November 18, 2016
One of Trump’s Top Military Advisers Played a Key Role in the Disastrous Iraq Occupation
Retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg has also been an executive at two of the nation’s most notorious intelligence contractors.
September 19, 2016
Dear Daughter: I’m Sorry for Helping Create the Post-9/11 World You Have to Grow Up In
Sending your child off to college is hard enough without the constant fear of terror that looms over us.
Peter Van Buren
August 23, 2016
How Obama Helped Lay the Groundwork for Trump’s Thuggery
His refusal to prosecute torturers and his Wild West assassination of bin Laden show how moral complacency can all too easily degenerate into full-blown corruption.
May 25, 2016
The Era of Rogue Justice After 9/11
We came perilously close to losing our Bill of Rights protections—and the struggle to restore them is not over.
Karen J. Greenberg
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May 11, 2016
Michael Ratner, 1943–2016
He pursued justice fearlessly, in the face of daunting odds.
May 10, 2016
Will These 2 Court Cases Finally Hold Our Torturers Accountable?
They may confirm that since torture is a war crime, it can never be a policy option.
December 9, 2014
Torture’s Dirty Secret: It Works
When it comes to social control, nothing works quite like torture.
April 28, 2014
Abu Ghraib: A Torture Story Without a Hero or an Ending
Despite all evidence to the contrary, many Americans continue to believe that brutality, torture and rank illegality is the road to national safety.
Karen J. Greenberg
April 16, 2014
Promoting a ‘Right to Heal’ From Fort Hood to Abu Ghraib
Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are holding the US government accountable for innocent victims on all sides of the fighting.
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