Torture: Rice defends it, prosecutors quit over it May 23, 2008Posted by grellet in Condoleeza Rice, Guantánamo Bay Prison, torture.
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Incredibly, our Secretary of State has publicly defended our country’s use of torture. And she even throws anthrax powder into the eyes of the American public to try to keep us from seeing the truth.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Thursday defended tough interrogation techniques for terrorism suspects approved by the Bush administration in the wake of 9/11, saying they were necessary to protect America from new attacks. In her most extensive public comments about how the administration dealt with detainee interrogations in the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001, and the anthrax attacks that followed, Rice insisted the methods of questioning complied with both U.S. law and treaty obligations….
This, at a time when people at the DOJ and military prosecutors are quitting right and left:
We have learned that Deputy Solicitor General Thomas Hungar resigned some time before General Clement announced his resignation, and he will be leaving the office soon. He has not announced future plans.
Paul Clement, the solicitor general, unexpectedly announced his resignation effective June 2nd…
Davis is just one of several military prosecutors who have come to believe the Guantánamo tribunal process is deeply flawed. None of these men is a bleeding-heart type; they are spit-and-polish career officers. But in the past four years, at least five of them have quit their jobs or walked away from Gitmo cases because they believed their own integrity was being compromised.…
Hope they’re getting to work at the Hague.