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Cia Tapes Destroyed

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 Destroyed 12 Videotapes Of Harsh Interrogations

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The CIA destroyed a dozen videotapes of harsh interrogations of terror suspects, according to documents filed Friday in a lawsuit o...

Jason Linkins

Alberto Gonzales Memoir: What To Expect

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The drive to produce a book likely stems from these post-White House blues, something Gonzales seems to acknowledge.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

9/11 Commission Chairs: We Were Stonewalled By The CIA

NY Times | THOMAS H. KEAN, LEE H. HAMILTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than five years ago, Congress and President Bush created the 9/11 commission. The goal was to provide the American people with the fullest possib...

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 ...

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...

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...

White House Moves To Block CIA Tape Probe: "Smells Like The Coverup Of The Coverup"

TPMmuckraker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"It smells like the coverup of the coverup." That's Rep. Jane Harman's (D-CA) take. And Rep. Pete Hoekstra's (R-MI) wasn't any different. In case yo...

Bush Administration Was Court Ordered Not To Destroy Torture Evidence

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Bush administration was under court order not to discard evidence of detainee torture and abuse months before the CIA destroyed videotapes that re...

Detainee Lawyer Claims Has CIA Pictures of Guantanamo Torture

The Independent | Robert Verkaik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lawyers for a British resident who the US government refuses to release from Guantanamo Bay have identified the existence of photographs taken by CIA ...

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...

White House Goes Silent On Destroyed CIA Tapes

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Congress seeks answers about why the CIA destroyed tapes of terror suspects under interrogation, White House lawyers have advised President Bush's ...

Leading Democrats Call For Inquiry Into Destruction Of CIA Rendition Tapes

AP | Pamela Hess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Senate's No. 2 Democrat on Friday asked the Justice Department to investigate whether the CIA obstructed justice by destroying videotapes that doc...