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By Rebecca Gordon

No topic is extra hotly debated than the intense measures that our govt has taken after September 11 within the identify of nationwide safeguard. Torture, amazing rendition, drone assassinations, mystery detention facilities (or “black sites”), gigantic surveillance of electorate. yet whereas the click sometimes exposes the darkish aspect of the struggle on terror and congressional investigators occasionally elevate alarms in regards to the abuses dedicated by means of U.S. intelligence organizations and military, no excessive U.S. reliable has been prosecuted for those violations – which many criminal observers world wide give some thought to warfare crimes.

The usa helped determine the foreign rules guiding the prosecution of conflict crimes – beginning with the Nuremberg tribunal following international conflict II, whilst Nazi officers have been held responsible for their crimes opposed to humanity. however the American govt and felony procedure have continually refused to use those related ideas to our personal officers. Now Rebecca Gordon takes at the explosive job of “indicting” the officers who – in a simply society – will be wear trial for warfare crimes. a few may possibly brush aside this as a symbolic workout. yet what's at stake here's the very soul of the nation.

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