U.S. Navy Vet Sues Donald Rumsfeld for Torture in Iraq, Court Allows Case to Move Forward

(Multimedia) On Monday, a federal appeals court refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by two U.S. citizens against former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and unnamed others for developing, authorizing and using harsh interrogation techniques against detainees in Iraq. Donald Vance and Nathan Ertel were working for a private U.S. government contractor, Shield Group Security, in 2006 when they witnessed the sale of U.S. government weapons to Iraqi rebel groups for money ... Full Story »

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Bob Herrschaft
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by Bob Herrschaft - Aug. 11, 2011

...a story that could have colossal ramifications. Even if it doesn't succeed in lifting the veil of secrecy around Cheney-Rumsfeld's "methods of enhanced interrogation", we could get some welcome light in the basement of Dracula's castle. Another outstanding interview by Amy Goodwin and a tribute to those who held on and had the courage to pursue justice.

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by Dwight Rousu - Aug. 11, 2011

Excellent personal interview and legal perspective on high crimes committed by the US War Department.

It is about time prosecution reached some of these sociopathic sickos who torture whistle blowers. Especially when the executive branch is too disfunctional to prosecute them. May these cases be tried before more reich wing judges are appointed who would likely dismiss them. If you always look forward, not backward, you would never know there was an a**hole behind you.

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by Randy Morrow - Aug. 11, 2011

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John R Cothes
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by John R Cothes - Aug. 15, 2011

all the facts and nothing but the facts..the who what where when and why of this most important topic..this case might set a earth shaking precedent paving the way for the prosecution of the entire Bush Cartel as well as asking some serious questions as to why Obama has tried to force a coverup down the throats of the american people hooray let justice be served let all true americans stand tall! let our flag wave proudly..God bless America..Please allow this to come to completion..

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