Moving Forward, Looking Backward

Ten years after the first detainees of America’s war on terrorism arrived at Guantanamo Bay, we must ask ourselves: What needs to be done to repair the damage caused… More

Will Obama honor brave forgotten heroes?

How many Americans remember Sgt. Joseph Darby, the soldier, who while serving in Iraq, revealed photographs showing other members of his company torturing prisoners at Abu Ghraib? As a… More

Unsung Heroes

A small gesture can mean a lot. That is the simple but compelling idea animating a drive to gain official honors for the patriots, both civilian and in uniform,… More

Dear President Obama

Arguing that the United States owes a public debt to those who refused to support or participate in torture, PEN American Center has joined with nine other leading human… More