Mark Danner, Professor of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, discusses the leaked torture report from the International Committee of the Red Cross, the clear ICRC pronouncement that CIA interrogation techniques amounted to torture and the untenable stalemate between Attorney General Eric Holder’s declaration that waterboarding is torture and Dick Cheney’s admission of same.
MP3 here. (21:13)
Mark Danner was formerly a staff writer at The New Yorker and frequently writes for The New York Times Magazine. His article “US Torture: Voices from the Black Sites” appears in The New York Review of Books.