Lawyer and freelance journalist Daphne Eviatar discusses newly discovered interrogation video of Guantanamo detainee Mohammed al Qahtani, how Obama’s “move forward” rhetoric undermines Eric Holder’s torture investigation, the broad application and abuse of increased law enforcement powers meant to specifically combat terrorism, John Durham‘s glacial-paced investigation of missing CIA tapes and the minimal protests in Congress against renewing the Patriot Act.
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Daphne Eviatar is a lawyer and freelance journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, The Nation, Legal Affairs, Mother Jones, the Washington Independent and many others. She is a Senior Reporter at The American Lawyer and was an Alicia Patterson Foundation fellow in 2005 and a Pew International Journalism fellow in 2002.