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Posts published in “International Terrorism”

Need for a “Clean-up”

Professor Philippe Sands of UCL gives an interesting interview on NPR’s Fresh Air on the chances of officials from the Bush administration facing “international” investigations given their alleged role in the use of torture in, for instance, the Abu Graibh prison in Iraq. Sands argues that new evidence has recently emerged showing that the abuse which took place in Abu Graibh is not merely down to a few “rotten apples” on the ground but is linked to and authorised by high ranking officials within the Bush Administration. Sands argues that a number of these officials are of “serious risk of being…