james mitchell

James Mitchell says he's haunted but has no regrets about waterboarding suspected terrorists.
It's the first time someone with responsibility for the torture program has legally acknowledged their actions.
An ACLU lawyer representing the former detainees says the Senate torture report is "really why our clients are able to pursue this case.”
10 years after the first revelations of torture appeared in the media, my dissertation long since bound in obscurity in my school's library, and not only are the revelations still coming, there is only now the first hint of a real investigation into the specific role psychologists played in this process.
Historically, contract interrogators are almost never put on trial for crimes. There’s only one case in U.S. history where
"I was part of a larger team that waterboarded a small number of detainees," Mitchell said in the interview posted Monday
Allowing CIA career employees or contractors to get away with torturing people free from legal accountability telegraphs to the rest of the world that the United States reserves unto itself the right to commit war crimes.
Jessen, 65, had only spent a week in the role as head of his 300-member Spokane congregation when he stepped down in October
The Bush-Cheney torture techniques were never meant to elicit reliable intelligence--they were meant to torture. I know, because they were used on me.
The Marin Superior Court judge handed Mitchell the maximum sentence of 26 years to life for murder in the first degree, plus