A Torture Blog

Good news for those committed to ending America's use of torture as an official CIA policy. A new blog, American Torture, is now dedicated to covering the issue with the urgency and timeliness it demands. This story is not over - and probably won't be until Bush leaves office. But the need for full accounting and for more aggressive Congressional oversight is vital. The CIA is still legally authorized to torture detainees under presidential order. At some point, it will also be necessary to set up some kind of truth and justice commission to examine the record, and press charges against the guilty.