Michael Ratner

Ten years ago this Sunday, Sept. 18, the United States set itself on a destructive course. more

Sep 17, 2011 3:49 PM Op-Eds

By Michael Ratner U.S. torture must stop. And if you thought Sen. John McCain's amendment stopped it already, think again. Last year, the Bush administration's support for torture came out into the open. Vice President Cheney lobbied Congre... more

Apr 12, 2006 1:58 PM Op-Eds

The Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal shows just how far the Bush administration has departed from the Geneva Conventions and their requirements that all prisoners, no matter their status, be treated humanely. more

May 13, 2004 12:00 AM Dispatches