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Cia Interrogation Tapes

New Book Explains Destruction Of CIA Interrogation Videos

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The retired top CIA officer who ordered the destruction of videos showing waterboarding says in a new book that he was tired of waiting ...

CIA Interrogation Tape Destruction Will Result In No Charges

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A special prosecutor cleared the CIA's former top clandestine officer and others Tuesday of any charges for destroying agency video...

Terrorist Interrogation Tapes FOUND Under CIA Desk

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The CIA has videotapes, after all, of interrogations in a secret overseas prison of admitted 9/11 plotter Ramzi Binalshibh. Discov...

CIA Waterboarding Video Destroyed: Porter Goss Agreed With Decision To Destroy Interrogation Tapes

AP | MATT APUZZO and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Internal CIA e-mails show the former agency head, Porter Goss, agreed with a top aide's 2005 decision to destroy videotapes of the ...

Probe Into Destruction Of CIA Interrogation Tapes Is Winding Down

Washington Post | Carrie Johnson and Julie Tate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An investigation into the destruction of CIA videotapes that depicted harsh interrogations of terrorism suspects appears to be nearing a close, ending...

Details Posted On Alleged CIA Flights To Poland

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — A government-run agency has for the first time provided official records confirming the landing in Poland of planes associated ...

Fix the Field Manual

Stephen Rickard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Rickard

President Obama and the Interrogation Task Force deserve high praise for making a decisive break with Bush Administration practices, but some forms of torture remain on the books.

Justice Department Digging Deeper With Investigation Into Interrogation Tapes Destroyed By CIA

Newsweek | Michael Isikoff and Mark Hosenball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When president Obama decided to release the Bush-era Justice Department's interrogation memos last month, he tried to calm an anxious CIA by publicly ...

Guantanamo Tapes Show Detainee Interrogations

NY Times | MARK MAZZETTI and SCOTT SHANE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Defense Department is conducting an extensive review of the videotaping of interrogations at military facilities from Iraq to Guantánamo Bay, and...

CIA Destroyed Tapes As Judge Sought Interrogation Data

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The New York Times reports this morning that according to recently declassified documents, the federal judge overseeing the case of Abu Zubayday was s...

Judge Wants Answers on CIA Videotapes

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal judge said Thursday that CIA interrogation videotapes may have been relevant to his court case, and he gave the Bush admi...

Lawyer: Goss Never Objected on CIA Tapes

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former CIA Director Porter Goss never criticized plans to destroy interrogation videotapes, a lawyer said Thursday as the investiga...

Judge On CIA Tapes: "It Boggles The Mind"

TPMmuckraker | Paul Kiel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There are good days in court, and there are bad days in court. From The New York Times: "I'm asked to believe that actual motion pictures, videotapes...

Congress Set For Showdown Over Destroyed CIA Tapes

ABC News | John Cochran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a closed door hearing scheduled for Wednesday, Congress plans to ask why the CIA destroyed tapes showing interrogations of suspected al-Qaeda opera...

Mukasey To Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Politico | Daniel Reilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Attorney General Michael Mukasey will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee at the end of the month, his first appearance before the committee...

Ex-CIA Official Wants Immunity In Tapes Investigation

Associated Press | Matt Apuzzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Attorneys for Jose Rodriguez told Congress the former CIA official won't testify about the destruction of CIA videotapes without a promise of immunity...

Federal Judge Spares Bush Admin Inquiry Into CIA Tapes Destruction

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A federal judge refused on Wednesday to delve into the destruction of CIA interrogation videos, saying there was no evidence the Bush administration v...

Judge Halts CIA Tapes Investigation

Associated Press | Matt Apuzzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A federal judge refused on Wednesday to delve into the destruction of CIA interrogation videos, saying there was no evidence the Bush administration v...

George Tenet Lawyers Up Over CIA Tapes Probe

Newsweek | Mark Hosenball and Michael Isikoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Attorney general Michael Mukasey's decision to launch a full-scale FBI probe into the destruction of CIA interrogation tapes has sent several alarmed ...

Torture Tape Probe Seen As Payback In FBI-CIA Rivalry

NY Times | Ariel Alexovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Justice Department's criminal inquiry into the destruction of the Central Intelligence Agency interrogation tapes will be carried out largely by a...

Veteran Prosecutor Takes Over CIA Probe

Associated Press | Matt Apuzzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the high-profile, politically charged investigation into the destruction of CIA interrogation videos, the Justice Department is turning to a low-p...

9/11 Commission Chair: "No Question" CIA Tried "To Impede Our Investigation"

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In its attempts to uncover all materials related to the 9/11 attacks, the 9/11 Commission specifically requested material about the interrogations of ...

Congress Subpoenas CIA Official Over Torture Tapes

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The House Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena Thursday for Jose Rodriguez, the former CIA official who directed that secret interrogation videota...

CIA Withheld Al Qaeda Tapes From 9/11 Commission

New York Times | MARK MAZZETTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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 ...

White House Lawyers Deny CIA Tapes Contain Torture

AFP | Roland Lloyd Parry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

US government lawyers flatly denied Friday that videotapes destroyed by the CIA contained any scenes of the torture of terror suspects in Guantanamo B...