Archive: Torture

Stupid Is As Hitchens Does

Columnist Christopher Hitchens decided to try out for a Darwin Award (or whatever the equivalent honor is when you survive an incredibly dumb act) by recruiting a team of special operations troops to waterboard him. He then wrote an article about what it felt like for Vanity Fair. Hitch's verdict?...

By Phillip Carter | July 2, 2008; 03:30 PM ET | Comments (73)

A New Job for a Controversial General

In May, the Pentagon canceled the assignment of Maj. Gen. Jay Hood to Pakistan, where he would've been the defense attache, over concerns that he was intimately involved with torture of detainees at Guantanamo Bay. Then, last Thursday, the Pentagon announced that Hood would go instead to Tampa, Fla., to...

By Phillip Carter | June 23, 2008; 02:45 PM ET | Comments (4)

After the Waterboarding

Did torture or soft questioning work best to get information about of the alleged 9/11 mastermind?

By Phillip Carter | June 22, 2008; 10:59 AM ET | Comments (11)

The Genesis of Torture

The link between the Justice Department, CIA and torture practices at Guantanamo Bay.

By Phillip Carter | June 18, 2008; 10:34 AM ET | Comments (0)

Tainted by Torture

Jay Hood was wrong for Pakistan.

By Phillip Carter | May 9, 2008; 01:34 PM ET | Comments (8)

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