Wesley K. Clark

Wesley K. Clark is a former NATO supreme allied commander. He is a senior fellow at the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations.

No Torture. No Exceptions.

orturethe word evokes images of dark, damp dungeons and outlandish punishments and pain. But torture can take many forms, and it lives today. Incredibly, Americans are part of it. And we must put a stop to it. Torture is illegal, ineffective, and morally wrong. The United States has signed numerous treaties condemning torture and abjuring… Read more »

Ambush in War Zone D

omething touched my foot, and I was instantly awake. I squirmed around to face a dark figure looming over me, the muzzle of my M-16 still directed down the trail a few yards away through the jungle. He projected his voice in a stage whisper: Other men were stirring around me, and I slowly rose… Read more »