The Triumph of “Bloody Gina,” the CIA’s Torture Queen / by John Kiriakou

CIA Director Gina Haspel The New York Times last week revealed that former CIA Director Gina Haspel was present to watch a torture session of alleged al-Qaeda terrorist Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri when she was the head of a secret CIA black site where two contract psychologists and CIA officers tortured prisoners. During her 2018 confirmation hearings, Haspel wasContinue reading “The Triumph of “Bloody Gina,” the CIA’s Torture Queen / by John Kiriakou”

Brazil, Amazon, World: Erections And Elections / by Jean Wyllys and Julie Wark

A 22-year-old Dilma Rousseff is tried at a military court hearing in Rio de Janeiro in 1970, after being tortured for more than 20 days – Brazil’s National Truth Commission Archives. Brazil ranks tenth out of 142 countries listed in the Global Firepower Review and is deemed to be comparable in military strength to Great Britain, Pakistan, and Turkey.Continue reading “Brazil, Amazon, World: Erections And Elections / by Jean Wyllys and Julie Wark”