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Did torture really help U.S. find al Qaeda chief Hambali?

Did torture really help U.S. find al Qaeda chief Hambali?

Dec 11, – But the U.S. Senate report on CIA interrogation methods released this week suggests that more mundane steps – email monitoring, a tip off from a CIA source and help from Thailand – may have been what brought down Hambali, head of militant group Jemaah Islamiah. Hailed as a major success in the […]

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Thai lawmakers start debate on amnesty bill

Thai lawmakers start debate on amnesty bill

Aug 07, Bangkok — The government-sponsored bill proposes a blanket amnesty to all those charged with crimes related to Thailand’s various upheavals since Sept. 19, 2006, the day a military coup ousted then Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra while he was on an overseas trip. Thai lawmakers on Wednesday began debating a highly contentious bill to […]

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