rendition

To the extent that we are mirrored, encouraged and acknowledged for our achievements and our creative pursuits, we are unified within ourselves. To the degree that we are perceived through a distorted mirror, we are torn asunder and may search for approval at a cost to our real self and creativity.
Don't hold your breath to read the summary anytime soon, or to access the full report: It's gonna be a wild ride.
Both the Bush and Obama administrations have opposed all efforts, inside and outside the United States, to hold CIA personnel accountable for violations of human rights law and domestic law.
The capture of alleged al-Qaeda operative Abu Anas al-Libi by American forces last weekend in Tripoli raises a range of troubling questions. But the answer to one of them -- what to do with him now -- is clear.
Noise, as most psychologists will confirm, can make you crazy, and the use of noise bombardment as torture seemed a useful
Without our free media, all our other freedoms can be stolen from us under the darkness of fear. Our free press is under assault by the very institutions whose claim is that they are protecting us.
In his Senate confirmation hearing, Thursday, CIA director nominee John Brennan noted that the United States "needs to make sure we are setting a standard for the world."
When it comes to torture in the post 9/11 era, the record of the United States is so appalling that one must question our claimed abhorrence of the barbarism of other nations.
The three European men with Somali roots were arrested on a murky pretext in August as they passed through the small African
Last June, while Yonas Fikre was visiting the United Arab Emirates, the Muslim American from Portland, Oregon was suddenly
This level of cynicism by our national leaders about our constitutionally guaranteed "inalienable rights" and the ability
Lost in the noise over the National Defense Authorization Act's detention provisions were some equally disturbing rules regarding
For years, human rights groups have accused the CIA of "outsourcing torture" to unsavory U.S. allies. They cite the allegations
On President Obama's first day in office, he stated unequivocally that his administration was "committed to operating with an unprecedented level of openness in government." It is time for the president to live up to his promise.
But if you are looking for a real chuckle read the piece Assange wrote for the Australian, the country's national newspaper