Dr. Mengele Redux?

In a recently declassified Pentagon Inspector General report (embedded below) obtained originally by Truthout via Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, It was revealed that detainees at Guantanamo Bay were forced to take “mind altering drugs.”

Unfortunately, this is not the only horror story which has emerged from the Guantanamo Bay military detention center. One of the more disturbing cases involved the alleged suicide of three detainees which became highly questionable after a soldier came forward with testimony completely contradicting the Pentagon’s story…


Always keep in mind that these “detainees” have not been convicted of anything.  Moreover, the drugging casts doubt on the efficacy of any military tribunals and confessions.


During this summer of Occupy and subsequent police brutality, the subject of torture is hotly denounced by protesters and conveniently ignored by candidates. Like that ostrich diving head first into the sand of political expediency–Americans want to focus on the alleged debt crisis or gay marriage–anything that absolves us from the messy subject of tortures committed in our names by the Bush/Cheney administration and which continue under Obama to the present day…



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