Rebecca Gordon teaches in the philosophy department at the University of San Francisco. She is the author of American Nuremberg: The U.S. Officials Who Should Stand Trial for Post-9/11 War Crimes. Her previous books include Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States and Letters from Nicaragua.
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Trump has already pardoned one war criminal. Who else is in line for a possible pardon?
American carnage, fighting the forever war
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Undeclared US war
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Why a Trump presidency will not create a 'new normal'
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American torture--past, present, and future?
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