One reason Obama, like Bush before him, continues the persecution of those who expose U.S. war crimes.

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This rejection of the Geneva Convention under President Obama, i.e. in continuing extraordinary rendition, makes no American safer overseas nor abroad.–kas

Alfred McCoy: “Torture and Impunity: The U.S. Doctrine of Coercive Interrogation” (Pt. 2)

from http://www.democracynow.org/blog/2012/9/21/alfred_mccoy_torture_and_impunity_the_us_doctrine_of_coercive_interrogation_pt_2

In this online exclusive, we continue our discussion with University of Wisconsin professor Alfred McCoy on U.S. torture policy, the Obama administration’s refusal to prosecute war crimes, and new revelations that waterboarding was used more often than the government ever acknowledged.

Click here to see part one of this interview.

AMY GOODMAN: We’re now joined by Alfred McCoy, professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He’s the author of several books, including, most recently, Torture and Impunity: The U.S. Doctrine of Coercive Interrogation. His past books include A Question of Torture and Policing America’s Empire.

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