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Glenn Greenwald – Obama to finally punish torturers!

From Glenn Greenwald:

Obama to finally punish torturers!
By Glenn Greenwald

Obama to finally punish torturers!

Wikipedia

(updated below)

For many people, one of the earliest and gravest disappointments in Barack Obama was his announcement that those who implemented a worldwide torture regime should not be punished in any way, because we must Look Forward, Not Backward.  He even chose a General neck-deep in detainee abuse to lead his war in Afghanistan, and chose a Bush-era CIA official who endorsed many “enhanced interrogation techniques” as his top Terrorism adviser.  Torture and other crimes was something to be forgiven and swept entirely under the rug.  Obama now appears to view such matters differently . . . . at least when the torturers are Iranian rather than American (h/t Atrios):

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