Eric Holder's "Justice" Department has declined to prosecute the dual, duelling claims of wrongdoing in research for torture report....
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--Justice Dept declines to investigate cross-claims by CIA and Senate Intelligence Committee of wrongdoing over torture report
--Jason Leopold’s two important stories this week: in Vice, Gitmo leaves released prisoner in poverty in Algeria; At al Jazeera, he reports on Pentagon talking points that slam Gitmo lawyers and inmates
--5 Californians challenge FBI over “suspicious activity reports”
--in England, lawsuit challenges Britain’s use of NSA surveillance data
--Netanyahu plans to keep pounding Gaza as death toll passes 100
--in Iraq, Kurdish leaders start boycott of Maliki cabinet, signal secession
--too-polite editorial in NY Times complains about Bahrain’s ejection of State Dept official
--Border Patrol stops charter flights of child immigrants from Texas to California, but denies that protests were the reason
--email from listener Becky Messer about the border flap and Gaza