No Torture, No Exceptions


"In the wake of September 11, the United States became a nation that practiced torture. Astonishingly-despite the repudiation of torture by experts and the revelations of Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib-we remain one."

So begins the special issue of The Washington Monthly. The New America Foundation and the American Security Project are proud to co-sponsor a special lunchtime panel featuring leading experts sounding their urgent call for the United States to end the practice of torture.

Click here to read the special issue of The Washington Monthly, No More: No Torture, No Exceptions.

Location

New America Foundation
1630 Connecticut Ave, NW 7th Floor
Washington, DC, 20009
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Participants

  • Peter Bergen
    Schwartz Senior Fellow & Co-Director
    Counter Terrorism and Counter Insurgency Initiative, New America Foundation
  • Rachel Morris
    Editor
    The Washington Monthly
  • Carl Ford
    Senior Consultant, International Policy and Defense, Cassidy and Associates
    Former Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research, U.S. Department of State
  • Brig. Gen. Stephen Xenakis (ret.)
    Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatric Institute of Washington
    Former Commanding General, Southeast Regional Army Medical Command
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Event Time and Location

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 - 1:15pm - 2:45pm