Transition Watch

Here’s an update (from Tuesday’s program) on how Obama’s national security team is shaping up and what that might mean for the foreign policy agenda:

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Today I look at the question of how Obama will confront the torture question–and the legacy of the harsh interrogation tactics authorized by Bush Administration officials. Some human rights advocates are calling for a special prosecutor, others for a truth commission.  Lawyers lay out the pros and cons of a major investigation.  Here’s the story:

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Links:

The International Center for Transitional Justice (www.ictj.org)  has been exploring this issue as part of its U.S. Accountability Project.

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