Yahoo! News – Justice Department advised White House torture “may be justified”: “‘It is by leaps and bounds the worst thing I’ve seen since this whole Abu Ghraib scandal broke,’ said Tom Malinowski, referring to the prison outside Baghdad where US military guards abused Iraqi prisoners.

‘It appears that what they were contemplating was the commission of war crimes and looking for ways to avoid legal accountability. The effect is to throw out years of military doctrine and standards on interrogations,’ he added. “

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