Michael's Dispatches

Torture: Some Global Implications

29 March 2009

The following story represents just one of the great crevasses opened by torture.  This is serious business.  Some previously high-placed American officials could be forced to restrict international travel, or face arrest and imprisonment in foreign jails:

Spanish Court Weighs Inquiry on Torture for 6 Bush-Era Officials


LONDON — A Spanish court has taken the first steps toward opening a criminal investigation into allegations that six former high-level Bush administration officials violated international law by providing the legal framework to justify the torture of prisoners atGuantánamo Bay, Cuba, an official close to the case said.

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