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CIA Withheld Al Qaeda Tapes From 9/11 Commission

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:45 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:20 PM ET

Nineeleven Commission Cia Tapes

New York Times:

A review of classified documents by former members of the Sept. 11 commission shows that the panel made repeated and detailed requests to the Central Intelligence Agency in 2003 and 2004 for documents and other information about the interrogation of operatives of Al Qaeda, and were told by a top C.I.A. official that the agency had "produced or made available for review" everything that had been requested.

The review was conducted earlier this month after the disclosure that in November 2005, the C.I.A. destroyed videotapes documenting the interrogations of two Qaeda operatives.

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