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How America Became a Global Kidnapper and Torturer

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Image uploaded from a quicklink Two days after the 9/11 attacks, during a meeting of Bush's closest advisers, Cofer Black declared the country's enemies must be left with "flies walking across their eyeballs'. It was an image of death so striking that Black became known among the President's inner circle as "the flies on the eyeballs guy'. Unlike its allies -- the UK, France, Spain and Israel -- the US had little experience of serious terrorist attacks on its own territory, nor any understanding of the need for a patient response. Bush was impressed by Black. Colin Powell, the Secretary of State, could see that the President wanted to kill somebody. The problem, as successive attorneys general had warned one president after another, was that they did not enjoy unfettered powers of life and death over the nation's enemies. The CIA had been banned from carrying out assassinations since 1976...

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