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Lockerbie : A ‘Conspiracy Theory’ Worth Pursuing

Top, Convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, holding release papers, at Glasgow International Airport, after his release Thursday, August 20, 2009. Photo by Danny Lawson / Pool / AP. Below, wreckage of Pan Am 103, Lockerbie, Scotland, Dec. 21, 1988.Unlocking … finish reading Lockerbie : A ‘Conspiracy Theory’ Worth Pursuing

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US Torture: Best al Qaeda Recruiting Tool

Major Matthew AlexanderTorture? It probably killed more Americans than 9/11By Patrick Cockburn / April 26, 2009 The use of torture by the US has proved so counter-productive that it may have led to the death of as many US soldiers … finish reading US Torture: Best al Qaeda Recruiting Tool

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From Those Who Know : Torture Just Doesn’t Work

Artist: Fernando Botero / truthout.Tortured reasoning: The tactical errors of prisoner abuse.By David Rose George W. Bush defended harsh interrogations by pointing to intelligence breakthroughs, but a surprising number of counterterrorist officials say that, apart from being wrong, torture just … finish reading From Those Who Know : Torture Just Doesn’t Work

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Spies R Us : U.S. Snooped on Tony Blair, Iraqi President

British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Iraq’s first interim president, Ghazi al-Yawer: Pillow talk. ABC News photo illustration.‘David Murfee Faulk saw and read a file on Blair’s “private life” and heard “pillow talk” phone calls of al-Yawer when he worked … finish reading Spies R Us : U.S. Snooped on Tony Blair, Iraqi President

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