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CIA's Brennan has had enough torture talk, wants to move on

msnbc.com — Two entire days of torture talk were enough for John Brennan. The embattled CIA director, accused of spying on Congress and concealing details about years of CIA abuses, just wants to move on. "My fervent hope is that we can put aside this debate and move forward to focus on issues relevant to our current national security challenges."

Torture report sheds truth on a flawed version of history

msnbc.com — In 2007, Michael Hayden, then the director of the CIA, told a roomful of human rights advocates that "fewer than 100 people" had been held at secret sites run by his agency. And he dismissed reports that the CIA used waterboarding, stress positions and hypothermia, among other abusive tactics, to interrogate suspects.

5 things to look for in the Senate's torture report

msnbc.com — Two years ago, the Senate Intelligence Committee completed its investigation into the detention and torture of detainees in CIA custody during the Bush administration. The report has been the subject of lengthy negotiations, conflicts and even legal threats between the committee and the CIA, and it has sparked intense partisan battles within the committee itself.

Justice finally comes to the pardons office and perhaps to many inmates

msnbc.com — The Obama administration announced a new pardons policy that could potentially allow hundreds of federal inmates to be freed early from prison.

Presidential Pardons

propublica.org — White criminals seeking presidential pardons are nearly four times as likely to succeed as people of color, a ProPublica examination has found.

How Pollard became Israel's spy

msnbc.com — For cash, jewels and glamour, a young naval officer sold 36 cubic feet of highly classified U.S. intelligence documents to Israel. Here's how he did it.

How Pollard became Israel's spy

msnbc.com — For cash, jewels and glamour, a young naval officer sold 36 cubic feet of highly classified U.S. intelligence documents to Israel. Here's how he did it.

What it takes to free a man

msnbc.com — Clarence Aaron was ordered free from prison. But he and thousands more remain victims of a pardons system bent on withholding rather than dispensing mercy.

On Iran: 10 wasted years, one big day

Clarence Aaron was denied commutation, but Bush team wasn’t told all the facts

articles.washingtonpost.com — Clarence Aaron and his nieces. (Family photo/ ) Clarence Aaron seemed to be especially deserving of a federal commutation, an immediate release from prison granted by the president of the United States. At 24, he was sentenced to three life terms for his role in a cocaine deal, even though it was his first criminal offense and he was not the buyer, seller or supplier of the drugs.
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Dec 19, 2014

And with last question to @eilperin, all questions at year-end presidential news conference go to women!!!!!!!!!

Dec 19, 2014

RT @msnbc: President Obama on the Sony hack: "I love Seth! And I love James...but the notion that that was a threat to them?" nbcnews.to/1sPDN9G

Dec 19, 2014

RT @jonathanchait: List of Obama mockery targets so far, ranked by derision in his voice: 1. North Korea 2. Politico 3. Seth Rogan

Dec 18, 2014

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson tells @mitchellreports: We are not yet prepared to name who was behind Sony attacks msnbc.com/andrea-mitchel…

Dec 17, 2014

RT @fmanjoo: North Korea Almost Certainly Did Not Hack Sony by @kimzetter wrd.cm/1w0qOwi

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