Today, Sen. Diane Feinstein and Sen. Jay Rockefeller, the chair and former chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI), published an op-ed in the Washington Post, “Why the Senate Report on the CIA’s Interrogation Program Should be Made Public,” which contains the following passage: Read more »
This blog post was coauthored with my research associate, Amelia M. Wolf.
Estimates released today by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) portray a different picture of the civil war in Syria than U.S. policymakers and media convey. SOHR’s estimated death toll reinforces the point made in an article published on ForeignPolicy.com in September 2013, when they last released updated data: most of the reported deaths in Syria have not been committed by forces under Bashar al-Assad’s command. Additionally, the involvement of various individuals and groups in the conflict has broadened greatly since SOHR’s September 2013 estimate. Read more »