Scott Horton on the War on Terror

May 21, 2004

David Brancaccio talks to Scott Horton, President of the International League for Human Rights. Horton will discuss the legal basis for the global war on terror and the U.S. government classified memo that puts forth what Newsweek described as “a legal framework to justify a secret system of detention and interrogation that sidesteps the historical safeguards of the Geneva Convention.” Mr. Horton also recently spearheaded a Bar Association of New York City report: “Human rights standards applicable to the United States’ interrogation of detainees.”

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