Waterboarding and Interrogation
CIA (Central Intelligence Agency)
CIA and the War on Terrorism -- the CIA's official take on
it all. Primary sources here!
of Homeland Security
-- description by the Obama Administration
Dept of Homeland Security
Executive Order - Ensuring Lawful Interrogation -- Pres.
Obama's order to cease torture. Full-text.
Human dignity denied: Torture and accountability in the 'war
on terror' -- A position paper with references from Amnesty
In Depth: Inside U.S. War Prisons
Literature -- (Scroll down page a bit) a list of books and also some full-text
document links, including titles in the history of intelligence in
Systems & Programs -- from the Federation of American
Scientists, this includes a selection of official and unofficial
resources on intelligence gathering, policy, functions, and
Documents on FOIA and Access to Government Information --
FOIA means the Freedom of Information Act.
Nations Office of the High Commissioner -- Human Rights home
page. Click here
for the U.N. Committee Against Torture website
Convention Against Torture (CAT): Overview and Application to
Interrogation Techniques --
a report to
the US Congress
the Freedom of Information Act -- A step-by-step guide
Waterboarding - the
facts about what exactly it is. Look on left side menu.
Waterboarding: Historically Controversial -- a Washington
Post article outlining the history of the method.
Waterboarding: A Tortured History -- feature article on NPR
-- from PBS Frontline, it offers an analysis and primary sources as
well as a video tour of Guantanamo's security facilities & a slideshow
of Abu Ghraib
Torture, Detainees and the U.S. Military --A
Webcast Panel Discussion "Law Library Scholar in Residence Gary
Solis moderated the panel discussion touching upon several
current topics of national interest and concern: Guantanamo;
"high value" detainees; military commissions; fair trials; and
allegations of torture by agents of the U.S., including military
personnel. With their extensive personal involvement in
combatant operations, expertise in legal issues relating to
prisoner torture and mistreatment, and their association with
legislative concerns, the panelists provided tremendous insight
to these timely subjects. The discussion was followed by a
question and answer session with the audience." needs real
player. From the Library of Congress.
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