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"A Ponzi Scheme of Torture"

By Larry Siems, The Torture Report at 12:02pm
Today we post the first of two parts of Chapter 4, “A Ponzi Scheme of Torture.”

New Morsels on the Destruction of the Tapes

By Larry Siems, The Torture Report at 5:19pm

Originally posted on The Torture Report.

New materials released last week in the ACLU’s ongoing FOIA proceedings seeking documents on the destruction of the torture videotapes add some details to the narrative in Chapter 3.

The…

"Not Well for Anyone"

By Larry Siems, The Torture Report at 5:36pm

On Monday night, John Yoo, a lawyer in the Bush administration's Office of Legal Counsel in the Department of Justice, appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. In April 2008, Yoo's now-infamous torture memo was released to the public in response…

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