The Torch – 01.21.19

Scott Ritter was the nuclear weapons inspector who first reported that Iraq did not have weapons of mass destruction. He was an outspoken critic of the Iraq invasion and war who warned of the destructive effect the attack would have on the region. He opposed Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Weapons deal.

Andy Worthington on the 17th Year of Guantanamo Prison
Author of  The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison.  Held for years without charge or trial captives of the War on Terror held in a prison outside the US. These secret prisoners have faced torture and their jailing at Guantanamo  represent a threat to human rights.Worthington also published what has been described as the most definitive annotated list of all Guantánamo detainees.