2015年11月26日 星期四

interrogation, warrantless wiretapping, questioning, formation flight, formative experiences

From Instagram: NASA's three WB-57s fly over foggy downtown Houston, Texas during their historic formation flight on November 19th 2015. It was the first time all three planes have been aloft simultaneously since the early 1970s, when the U.S. Air Force had an operational squadron of WB-57s




Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature, “works indirectly against an overweening master narrative that already exists,” writes Timothy Snyder. “It is precisely Alexievich’s relentlessly consistent interrogation of the formative experiences of the 1970s and 1980s that made hers such a precise critique of the abuse of memory in contemporary Belarus and especially contemporary Russia.”


Svetlana Alexievich, this year’s laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature,…
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 Senate Asks C.I.A. to Share Its Report on Interrogations

By MARK MAZZETTI

The Senate Intelligence Committee has asked the C.I.A. for an internal study that lawmakers believe is broadly critical of the C.I.A.'s detention and interrogation program.

Fastweb Founder Returns to Italy for Questioning
Italian billionaire and Fastweb founder Silvio Scaglia was expected to return to Italy to face questioning by a judge and possibly be taken into custody on allegations of involvement in a tax-fraud and money-laundering scheme.



USA Today
gives big play to the news from Congress but devotes its lead spot to a new poll that suggests Americans don't want the government to just focus on the economy and forget about the past. Almost two-thirds of Americans say there should be investigations into the Bush administration's warrantless wiretapping program and whether torture was used to interrogate terrorism suspects. Almost 40 percent say they'd favor criminal investigations. Americans also want the administration to investigate whether the Bush administration used the Justice Department for political purposes.

Lawmakers Urge Special Counsel Probe of Harsh Interrogation Tactics

Nearly 60 House Democrats yesterday urged the Justice Department to appoint a special counsel to examine whether top Bush administration officials may have committed crimes in authorizing the use of harsh interrogation tactics against suspected terrorists.
(By Joby Warrick, The Washington Post)Food Allergies Trigger Multibillion-Dollar Specialty Market
Kari Keaton is the sort of customer most businesses used to hate. The Rockville mother lingers at the grocery store, poring over ingredient labels. She calls food manufacturers and interrogates their customer service representatives about what sorts of foods get processed in the same facility and...
(By Annys Shin, The Washington Post)




The defendant refused to confess his guilt, despite the prosecutor's aggressive interrogatory.

interrogatory(noun) Formal systematic questioning.
Synonyms:examination


formation flight
航空機における「編隊」(へんたい)は、航空機が飛行する際に組む隊形。

interrogatory[in・ter・rog・a・to・ry]

  • 発音記号[ìntərɑ'gətɔ`ːri | -rɔ'gətəri]
[形]疑問の, 質問の, 疑問を表す, 不審そうな
in an interrogatory tone of voice
不審そうな声の調子で.
━━[名]
1 疑問, 尋問, 質問.
2 《法律》質問書, 質問手続き.
in・ter・rog・a・to・ri・ly
[副]

interrogate 
verb [T]
1 to ask someone a lot of questions for a long time in order to obtain information, sometimes using threats or violence:
Thousands of dissidents have been interrogated or imprisoned in recent weeks.

2 SPECIALIZED to obtain information from a computer

verb

[with object]
  • ask questions of (someone, especially a suspect or a prisoner) closely, aggressively, or formally.
  • Computing obtain data from (a computer file, database, storage device, or terminal).
  • (of an electronic device) transmit a signal to (another device, especially one on a vehicle) to obtain a response giving information about identity, condition, etc..


interrogation 
noun [C or U] ━━ n. 質問; 尋問; 疑問.
One by one they were taken for interrogation.
She was subjected to torture and lengthy interrogations.

In criminal law, process of formally and systematically questioning a suspect in order to elicit incriminating responses. The process is largely outside the governance of law, though in the U.S. relatively elaborate safeguards have been placed on police interrogatory powers in order to protect the rights of the accused.

noun

the action of interrogating or the process of being interrogated:would he keep his mouth shut under interrogation? he had conducted hundreds of criminal interrogations
interrogator 
noun [C]

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