A worldwide campaign petitioned Barack Obama to grant clemency to Chelsea Manning, the longest-held whistleblower in U.S. history. This week Obama issued his decision to free Manning.
US War Crimes
Why have our societies become conditioned to accept torture? The main reason is that intelligence agencies and politicians have mastered the "art" of demonizing terror suspects.
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has called on the U.S. to immediately end its "unlawful" and "counterproductive" assassination drone strikes in her country.
According to the American Civil Liberties Union, an estimated 4,000 people have been killed in U.S. drone strikes since 2002 in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia.
Dick Cheney's memoir follows one by his colleague and friend Donald Rumsfeld. As each promotes his own version of history, there are people challenging and confronting them.