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Donald Rumsfeld quote:
Donald Rumsfeld, Department of Defense news
brieﬁng, Feb. 12, 2002.
Report in Newsweek:
Evan Thomas and Michael Hirsh, “The Debate Over
Torture,” Newsweek, Nov. 21, 2005.
Stephen Grey quote:
Stephen Grey, Ghost Plane (New York: St. Martin’s Press,
A report in the Washington Post:
Peter Finn, “Detainee Who Gave False Iraq
Data Dies In Prison in Libya,” The Washington Post, May 12, 2009. Online
Report in New York Times:
Douglas Jehl, “Report Warned Bush Team about
Intelligence Doubts,” New York Times, Nov. 2005.
Colin Powell quotes:
Transcript of Powell’s speech to the U.N. on Iraq available
html; Steven Weisman, “Powell Calls His U.N. Speech a Lasting Blot on His
Record,” New York Times, September 9, 2005.
Mark Danner quote:
Mark Danner, “Tales from Torture’s Dark World,” New York
Times, March 14, 2009. See also Danner, “U.S. Torture: Voices from the Black
Sites,” New York Review of Books, April 9, 2009.
Barack Obama campaign statement:
Barack Obama, “Renewing American
Leadership,” Foreign Aﬀairs, 86.4 (July–August 2007), 14.