Sentencing in Chile begins to bring closure in 41-year-old murder cases of US citizens Frank Teruggi and Charles Horman
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Sentencing in Chile begins to bring closure in 41-year-old murder cases of US citizens Frank Teruggi and Charles Horman

Norman Stockwell - January 30, 2015

Also see our special report, "Pinochet's Arrest Remembered," published last October.  Last Wednesday in Santiago, Chile, Judge Jorge Zepeda’s office made public the results of a 14-year legal…

Automotores Orletti: Memories of the Argentine dictatorship
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Automotores Orletti: Memories of the Argentine dictatorship

Fabiola Pomareda - January 11, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – The building looks almost as it did in 1976, although it has deteriorated. The first floor was a mechanic’s workshop, a cold and…

My client, a CIA torture victim
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My client, a CIA torture victim

Tina M. Foster | Special to The Washington Post - December 15, 2014

An entire section of the U.S. Senate intelligence committee's executive summary of the CIA torture report focuses on the sadistic abuse of one of my clients. The…

Torture report revives CIA’s rogue image
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Torture report revives CIA’s rogue image

Terry Atlas and Jim Snyder | Bloomberg - December 12, 2014

WASHINGTON, D. C. — This week's Senate report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation methods is neither the first nor the worst time the agency has…

5 major takeaways from the CIA report
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5 major takeaways from the CIA report

Greg Miller | The Washington Post - December 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee spent five years investigating the CIA's post-Sept. 11, 2001, detention and interrogation program. Its findings, released Tuesday, are at…

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The undoing of Gary Webb and today’s news organizations

John McPhaul - October 29, 2014

[caption id="attachment_51256" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Screengrab from interview by School of Authentic Journalism in Merida, Mexico, 2002.[/caption] See also: Reviving the messenger: Gary Webb’s tale on film I haven’t…

Reviving the messenger: Gary Webb’s tale on film
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Reviving the messenger: Gary Webb’s tale on film

Norman Stockwell - October 20, 2014

The feature film “Kill the Messenger,” directed by Michael Cuesta and starring Jeremy Renner, opened in theaters across the United States in mid-October. The film tells the…

In the war on terror, CIA turned to toys
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In the war on terror, CIA turned to toys

Adam Goldman | The Washington Post - June 19, 2014

For more than a decade, the CIA has deployed drones, satellites, spies, informants and tracking devices to thwart al-Qaeda in Pakistan. The spy agency also considered a…

White House mistakenly identifies CIA chief in Afghanistan
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White House mistakenly identifies CIA chief in Afghanistan

Greg Miller | The Washington Post - May 26, 2014

The CIA's top officer in Kabul was exposed Saturday by the White House when his name was inadvertently included on a list provided to news organizations of…

US Senate panel votes to release CIA interrogation report
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US Senate panel votes to release CIA interrogation report

Greg Miller and Adam Goldman | The Washington Post - April 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Senate Intelligence Committee voted Thursday to make public a long-awaited report that concludes that the CIA's use of brutal interrogation measures…