In Class - Continue discussion regarding terrorism in the world. Specifically, discuss the implications of the memos released by the Obama Administration regarding the Bush Administration's authority over the Justice Department to approve torture at Guantanamo Bay and other military prisons.
Homework - Read the following articles and watch the videos listed below. Come ready to discuss this topic next week. Also, political cartoon project is due on Friday, May 1.
Articles to check out:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/30269402#30269402 - video
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/30248999#30248999 - video
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3036677/vp/30254996#30254996 - Keith Olberman Special Commentary - 4th period you saw this in class; third period, check this out!
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3036677/vp/30254996#30254981 - video
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/nation/documents/dojinterrogationmemo20020801.pdf - these are the actual memos released by the Obama administration
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/apr/17/torture-methods-interrogation-george-bush-approved - different interrogation techniques in detail