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The Card Counter | Movie

The story of an ex-military interrogator turned gambler haunted by the ghosts of his past decisions, with riveting performances from stars Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan and Willem Dafoe. In theaters now.

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THE TORTURER DESCRIBES HIS JOB

Charlotte Muse Winning Writers.com
California poet Charlotte Muse tries to enter the mind of a person capable of committing torture, justifying torture, an issue from the George W. Bush era that refuses to fade away.

Key Adviser on CIA Torture Now Advising Obama’s Interrogators

Ali Watkins Huffington Post
A government psychologist who helped craft policies central to the CIA’s torture program is now advising the Obama Administration’s interrogation project, according to a new independent report. Dr. Susan Brandon leads the High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group, the Obama Administration’s response to the now-defunct CIA effort. But as a Bush White House official, Brandon wrote the language that has served to protect former torturers and their superiors from prosecution.
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