Scott Shane

New York Times reporter

Scott Shane appears in the following:

Torture Memo Probe: Lawyers May Not Be Prosecuted

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

The Justice Department has been investigating the Bush administration lawyers who drafted the so-called torture memos that outlined brutal techniques for gathering information. Accord...


The secret history of the CIA interrogation tactics

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

A new examination by our partner The New York Times, shows that in 2002 top officials in the Bush administration for the first time signed off on the barbaric interrogation procedures...

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Fine print of the torture memos reveal shocking details

Monday, April 20, 2009

The fallout from the release of the so-called torture memos that document the CIA's interrogation techniques against purported terrorists continues. Now more details of the potentiall...


Captain Richard Phillips freed after fire fight with Somali pirates

Monday, April 13, 2009

For five long days Richard Phillips, the captain of the American cargo ship Maersk Alabama, was held captive on a lifeboat by Somali pirates. In a dramatic rescue yesterday U.S. Navy ...

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The sad nexus of medical ethics and torture: A look at a new Red Cross report

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

A new report by the International Committee of the Red Cross reveals the unsavory fact that medical personnel were deeply involved in the abusive interrogations of terror suspects hel...


Washington continues to support Israel

Monday, January 05, 2009

This weekend, President Bush weighed in on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Vice-President Dick Cheney also made the rounds of talk shows to express support for Israel. As Israel con...

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Chicago's corruption fighter

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

The U.S. Attorney prosecuting the corruption case has a higher profile than the Governor.