Michael Ratner

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


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... Read more


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. Read more