CIA interrogators heroes not torturers: Cheney

Dec 15, 2014

CIA interrogators heroes not torturers: Cheney

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday defended America’s now-banned program that tortured al-Qaida suspects, praising the CIA operatives who ran it as heroes. “I’m perfectly comfortable that they should be praised, they should be decorated,” the right-hand man to former President George ...

CIA medics aided and improved interrogation tactics: report

Dec 13, 2014

CIA medics aided and improved interrogation tactics: report

From the early stages of the CIA’s coercive interrogations of terrorism detainees, the agency’s health professionals were intimately involved. Front-line medics and psychologists monitored and advised on abusive tactics, even as they sometimes complained about the ethical dilemmas gnawing at them, according to last ...

Nov 5, 2014

Another George Bush wins an election in Texas

The Bush political dynasty has a new junior member — George P. Bush, who has won an election in Texas for an obscure statewide office, local media reported. The 38-year-old Bush is the nephew of former President George W. Bush, grandson of ex-President George ...

Oct 3, 2014

Bush says brother Jeb wants presidency

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush wants to be president. That’s according to his brother, former President George W. Bush, who recently encouraged him to enter the 2016 presidential race during a private conversation at an event honoring veterans. “I think he wants to be ...

Obama a changed statesman this time before U.N.

Sep 26, 2014

Obama a changed statesman this time before U.N.

Barack Obama left the annual United Nations meeting Wednesday with his presidency reshaped by a new era of global turbulence and his worldview sharpened by rampant jihadism’s “heart of darkness.” A year ago at the United Nations, with his authority and image as a ...