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Cia Interrogation Tapes

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Conyers, Kennedy Join Push For Special Prosecutor

TPMmuckraker | Paul Kiel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When news broke that the CIA had kept videotapes showing torture of detainees secret and then secretly destroyed them, Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE) was fast ...

Will Thomas

Congressman Calls For Special Counsel Over CIA Tapes

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Someone call Patrick Fitzgerald. Today Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) sent a letter to Attorney General Mukasey requesting the immediate appointment of a speci...

Mukasey Won't Give Congress CIA Tape Details

Washington Post | Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey today sharply rebuffed congressional demands for details about the Justice Department's inquiry into the destructi...

Bush: I Didn't Know About Destruction Of CIA Interrogation Tapes

ABC News | Martha Raddatz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News' Martha Raddatz Reports: In an exclusive interview with ABC News President Bush said Tuesday he did not know about the destruction of CIA vid...

CIA Official Who Ordered Tapes Destroyed Lawyers Up

TPMmuckraker | Spencer Ackerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Blink and you'll miss it in today's New York Times piece on the House's torture ban. But Jose Rodriguez, the CIA's ex-operations director who ordered ...

CIA Was Told To Keep Interrogation Tapes

New York Times | Mark Mazzetti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House and Justice Department officials, along with senior members of Congress, advised the Central Intelligence Agency in 2003 against a plan to...