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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 ...

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 Memo To Destroy Tapes Omitted Lawyers

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

WASHINGTON — When the CIA sent word in 2005 to destroy scores of videos showing waterboarding and other harsh interrogation tactics, there was a...

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 ...

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...

CIA Destroyed Interrogation Tapes

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The CIA destroyed nearly 100 videotapes of interrogations and other U.S. treatment of terror suspects, far more than previously ack...

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...

A Cover Up? Congress To Begin Hearings On 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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 To Subpoena CIA Officials To Testify About Destroyed Tapes

AP | PAMELA HESS and LARA JAKES JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a direct challenge to President Bush, a House panel said Wednesday it has prepared subpoenas to force CIA officials to testify about the agency's s...

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...

Former CIA Official May Seek Immunity In Exchange For Testifying In Tapes Scandal

Times of London (U.K.) | Sarah Baxter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

THE CIA chief who ordered the destruction of secret videotapes recording the harsh interrogation of two top Al-Qaeda suspects has indicated he may see...

Gonzales, Cheney's Lawyer Plotted Over CIA Torture Tapes

New York Times | MARK MAZZETTI and SCOTT SHANE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At least four top White House lawyers took part in discussions with the Central Intelligence Agency between 2003 and 2005 about whether to destroy vid...

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...

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 ...