Bipartisan National Security Officials Call on Congress to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism

Howard Berman, Congressman (D-CA) 1983-2013; ADM Dennis Blair, Director of National Intelligence 2009-10; Tony Blinken, Deputy Secretary of State 2015-17; John Brennan, Director of the CIA 2013-17; Michael Chertoff, Secretary of Homeland Security 2005-09; Jack Danforth, Senator (R-MO) 1976-95 Michèle Flournoy, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy 2009-12; Slade Gorton, Senator (R-WA) 1981-87, 1989-2001; Chuck […]

Protecting U.S. Security, Upholding American Values

The United States detainee interrogation policy can live up to American values and, at the same time, protect our national security. This policy, supported by overwhelmingly bipartisan legislation in 2005, states: “No individual in the custody or under the physical control of the U.S. Government, regardless of nationality or physical location, shall be subject to […]

Treatment of Prisoners

Cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment of prisoners under American control makes us less safe, violates our nation’s values, damages America’s reputation in the world, and cannot be justified Signatories Warren Rudman, US Senator (R-NH) 1980-92 Lee Hamilton, US Congressman (D-IN) 1965-99, Vice Chair, 9/11 Commission Madeleine Albright, Secretary of State 1997-2001 Howard Baker, US Senator […]