August 25, 2009

The CIA torture report

I don't need to know anything more about what the CIA was doing in our name under the Dubya administration than what's described in this part of the CIA Insptector General's report:

Excerpt of CIA inspector general report dealing with threats to rape al-Nashiri's female relatives

I don't want to see investigation and prosecution limited to just the CIA operatives and/or contractors who were doing this stuff—like what happened after the revelations of torture at Abu Ghraib. The upper echelon military and civilian officials who authorized and/or condoned torture, or who just looked the other way, need to be in the dock.

Yes, Cheney, I'm talking about you. You, too, Rumsfeld.

For more on the IG's report, see this excellent article by Glenn Greenwald.

Posted by Magpie at August 25, 2009 09:58 AM | War on Terrorism | Technorati links |

What a delight to see some of your trenchant posts on the blog! And just in time for the expanding torture story. Encore, encore!

Posted by: Mary at August 25, 2009 03:23 PM