January 9, 2023 | Russia and the United States both hold themselves above the law and beyond accountability.
Articles by Rebecca Gordon
January 4, 2021 | Little in Biden’s history or appointments suggests he’s inclined to end America’s permanent war posture. But empires are not sustained by inclination alone.
April 11, 2017 | The Trump administration may be preparing to bring back torture, extraordinary rendition, and indefinite detention — with Neil Gorsuch's help.
March 8, 2017 | In real life, human memories work better than they do in Orwell’s 1984. Or do they?
June 15, 2016 | Maybe we'll never see America's torturers behind bars. They should still have to tell the truth about what they did.
January 12, 2016 | In its failure to prosecute bona fide war criminals, the Obama administration has left the door open for all manner of rights abusers to succeed it.
February 17, 2015 | Meet six heroes who defied the military and the CIA to defy and expose America's illegal torture program.
July 11, 2014 | In a twisted new world, the all-American heroes wield the pliers and waterboards.