EXCLUSIVE: Sources Tell ABC News Top Al Qaeda Figures Held in Secret CIA Prisons

Saddam's No 2 Dismisses Reports Of His Death: Websites

Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri, former number two of Iraq's deposed president Saddam Hussein, dismissed reports of his death in a message attributed to him and posted on Internet sites. (AFP)


No Exceptions to the Ban on Torture

The absolute ban on torture, a cornerstone of the international human rights edifice, is under attack. (International Herald Tribune)

How Much Torture is OK?

It is a shocking sign of the times that we are having a debate about the appropriateness of torture. (Boston Globe)

Iraq's Courtroom Drama

There's one body of American know-how we've successfully managed to impart to the Iraqis: How to stage a Trial of the Century. (Washington Post)

Interfaith Dialogue: The Overlooked Objectives

Dialogue is the first step to peacefully end conflicts; interfaith dialogue is its religious version with one of its objectives being to end religiously motivated conflicts. (Al Hayat)

The Insider Daily Investigative Report (DIR) is a summary of major news articles and broadcasts relating to investigative news, including international terrorism and developments in Iraq. The DIR is edited daily from foreign and U.S. sources by Chris Isham, Hoda Osman and Ellen Gustafson of the ABC News Investigative Unit. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of ABCNEWS.

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