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These days, when I check out the latest news on Washington's global war-making, I regularly find at least one story that fits a new category in my mind that I call: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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Tuesday, 24 December 2013 21:21

Abu Xmas droned

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We do not know how the electronic GPS monitoring tag was removed from the ankle of Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed, the terror suspect who went missing after changing into a burka at a London mosque last month.

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Guantanamo Bay's chief prosecutor fights tooth and nail to defend its much maligned military tribunals, saying they are the "only lawful path" for those suspected of plotting the September 11 attacks.

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Office of the Correctional Investigator says inmate unfairly classed as maximum security risk

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Torture is now solidly installed in America’s repressive arsenal, not in the shadows where it has always lurked, but up front and central, vigorously applauded by prominent politicians. 

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“A nonpartisan, independent review of interrogation and detention programs in the years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks concludes that ‘it is indisputable that the United States engaged in the practice of torture’ and that the nation’s highest officials bore ultimate responsibility for it.”

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Forgetting Torture: Lee Hamilton, John Brennan, and Abu Zubaydah

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One year since the assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki CagePrisoners publishes a report which reveals what role he really played in the Al-Qaeda leadership

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US drone strikes make news every day, fostering worldwide outrage and public scrutiny. 

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The Obama administration has perpetuated an assault on the foundations of traditional liberties

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Believe me, you don't want the state having the power to strip your clothes off. And yet, it's exactly what is happening

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Home secretary hopes to break deadlock over deportation of radical Islamist cleric and says Jordan has made 'significant human rights advances'

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Tuesday, 14 February 2012 11:15

Fara’ Falastin – Syria’s proxy-US prison

Behind the open hostility and rhetoric that the US and Syria display to one another, there lies an entirely different face.

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The Obama administration is considering the repatriation of most, if not all, of the non-Afghan detainees held at the main American-run prison in Afghanistan, an effort to oversee their transfer before U.S. officials relinquish control of the facility, according to administration officials.

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أعلن مصدر رسمي أن محكمة سعودية أصدرت السبت حكما بسجن "امرأة القاعدة"، وهي أول سعودية تحاكم في قضية ارهاب، مدة 15 عاما قابلة للاستئناف ومنعها من السفر 15 عاما اخرى بعد انتهاء عقوبتها

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Ten years on from its creation, calls are mounting from legal and human rights experts for closure of the 'torture' centre on Cuba

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In this series of essays the solicitor Gareth Peirce, who over decades has represented people subjected to the most egregious human rights violations in the UK, has laid bare the frightening current picture of legal and governmental practice in the UK and the US which shames our civilisation.


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US Senator Lindsey Graham has introduced a bill to create rules and guidelines for legal challenges brought by future Guantanamo Bay detainees and enemy combatants captured by US forces.

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