Pro Publica: Best Reporting on Detention and Rendition

Pro Publica has compiled a list of the best reporting on detention and rendition since President Obama took office. Included in this list are entities such as Foreign Affairs, The LA Times, The Washington Post, NY Times and The Nation among others.

When Barack Obama took office, he banned torture, shut down the CIA's network of black-site prisons and pledged to close Guantanamo. But exactly where terror suspects should go continues to be a legal and political challenge for the administration. So we've rounded up some of the best reporting on rendition and detention under Obama.

The goods are down there

Why Obama Hasn't Closed Guantanamo Camps, Foreign Affairs, January 2012

Terror Suspect Secretly Held for Two Months, Los Angeles Times, July 2011

Secret Prison Revealed in Baghdad, Los Angeles Times, April 2010

U.S. Had Advance Warning of Abuse at Afghan Prisons, Officials Say, Washington Post, October 2011

2 Afghans Allege Abuse at U.S. Site, Washington Post, and Afghans Detail Detention in 'Black Jail' at U.S. Base, New York Times, November 2009

Afghanistan Secret Prisons Confirmed by U.S., The Associated Press, April 2011

Detainees Are Handed Over to Afghans, but Not Out of Americans' Reach, New York Times, May 2012

The CIA's Secret Sites in Somalia, The Nation, July 2011

Somalia's Prisons: the War on Terror's Latest Front, Daily Beast, June 2012

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wow, both sides really do it is finally true............

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What possible backlash could the country face by continuing these practices? What could possibly go wrong by being an occupying force in countries and aligning ourselves with brutal regimes? I'm so glad the smartest people in the room have this so I don't have to worry about it..............

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