Observations on Global Politics and the Quest for Peace and Justice
Raymond Bonner recounts Mamdouh Habib's story of torture as a detainee in the "war on terror" in tomorrow's New York Times. Habib is the Australian citizen who was released by the United States from Guantanamo on January 28.
Meanwhile, Senate Democrats have requested that the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence investigate the CIA's treatment of detainees. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS), the chairman of the committee, is reviewing the request.