Friday, October 24, 2014


The people who ran the Iraq War should be held accountable for the Blackwater murders but they won't be and they also won't be held to account for torturing prisoners:
Senate’s inquiry into CIA torture sidesteps blaming Bush, aides
By Jonathan S. Landay, Ali Watkins and Marisa Taylor

McClatchy Washington BureauOctober 16, 2014

“It does not look at the Bush administration’s lawyers to see if they were trying to literally do an end run around justice and the law,” the person said.

As a result, the $40 million, five-year inquiry passed up what may be the final opportunity to render an official verdict on the culpability of Bush, former Vice President Dick Cheney and other senior officials for the program, in which suspected terrorists were abducted, sent to secret overseas prisons, and subjected to the harsh interrogation techniques.

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