Shows featuring Marc Garlasco

  • Obama’s Pick to Lead Afghan War Linked to Abuse of Prisoners & Secret Assassination Unit Mcchrystal-web
    Lieutenant General Stanley McChrystal formerly served as commander of the Joint Special Operations Command from 2003 to 2008. During that time, he oversaw a secretive program to hunt down and assassinate suspected terrorists around the globe. Last year, lawmakers delayed Stanley McChrystal’s nomination for a key position because of questions about prisoner abuse by forces under his command....
    June 08, 2009 | Story
  • White Phosphorous and Dense Inert Metal Explosives: Is Israel Using Banned and Experimental Munitions in Gaza? Whitephosphorusweb
    Israel is coming under increasing criticism for its possible use of banned and experimental munitions. Human Rights Watch has accused Israel of illegally firing white phosphorous, which causes horrific burns if it comes in contact with the skin, over crowded refugee camps in Gaza. Medics and human rights groups are also reporting that they are seeing injuries distinctive of another...
    January 14, 2009 | Story
  • Pentagon Unveils Heat-Inducing Ray Gun: Non-Lethal Crowd Control or Dangerous Weapon? Raygun
    The Pentagon unveils a new heat-ray gun that is designed to make targets feel like they are about to catch fire. Its main goal: pain. Does it violate international law, and could it be used for torture? Retired Marine Col. Gary Anderson says, "Why would I want to use an $8 million weapon [when I can use] a 25-cent pen knife?" Human Rights Watch military expert Marc Garlasco says the...
    January 26, 2007 | Story