Who needs trials? Kill terror suspects!

by Nat Hentoff -- In October, during an interactive session with students in Pakistan, a female medical student praised Hillary Clinton for inspiring women; but then the same admirer asked the secretary more…

Americans' lost identity

by Nat Hentoff -- My favorite magazine by far was Constitution, published by the Foundation for the U.S. Constitution. No longer in existence, it was full of riveting stories – for students more…

In 'community schools' no child is left behind

by Nat Hentoff -- Education has been my most important beat for more than 50 years. Obviously, the future of this nation depends on students learning not only the academic essentials but more…

War on the Constitution by Nobel winner

by Nat Hentoff -- While battling the FBI's expanded surveillance guidelines, Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., also revealed (Daily Kos, Oct. 8) that in the Senate Judiciary Committee review of the Patriot Act more…

Obama's unrestrained FBI: Is this America?

by Nat Hentoff -- In the last weeks of the Bush-Cheney administration, FBI Director Robert Mueller and then–Attorney General Michael Mukasey rushed into law such unbounded expansions of the FBI's domestic surveillance more…

Obama: Don't ignore truth-seekers

by Nat Hentoff -- On the wall of CIA headquarters is this challenging message from the New Testament: "And ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free." Veering more…

War crimes by doctors and psychologists?

by Nat Hentoff -- After I reported on documented evidence by Physicians for Human Rights that doctors and psychologists "were involved in every stage in the development, implementation and legitimization" of the more…

Health bill's deadly fine print

by Nat Hentoff -- I am postponing my second column on the direct complicity of doctors and psychologists during the CIA's torturing of terrorism suspects because of the sudden disclosure that, in more…

The CIA's torture doctors

by Nat Hentoff -- The fearlessly independent Physicians for Human Rights – founded in 1986 and sharer of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 – has once again exposed the shameful role more…

Rebel interrogators are true patriots

by Nat Hentoff -- After former CIA Inspector General John Helgerson's recently released explosive 2004 report on "enhanced" interrogations of terrorism suspects, he said he began his investigation "in part because of more…