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Harsh Interrogation Methods

Zelikow: Harsh Interrogations A "Collective Failure"

Washington Post | Carrie Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former State Department counselor Philip Zelikow told the first congressional panel convened to address allegations of torture that Bush administratio...

CIA Docs Unclear On Whether Pelosi Knew About Waterboarding

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — CIA records show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was briefed in September 2002 on harsh interrogation techniques being used on terrorist...

Retired Brigadier General: Those Who Approved Torture "Must Be Held Accountable"

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marlene H. Phillips

Says Adams: "I have never known anyone in a leadership position in the military who would condone torture. They would never do it... which is to uphold the Constitution and the rule of law."

I Think I Owe Lynndie England an Apology

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tina Dupuy

I never thought I would say this, but Lynndie England is a symbol of embarrassment. Not because she posed in pictures following orders, but because our government let her take the fall.

Dems Signal That CIA Agents Won't Be Prosecuted For Harsh Interrogations

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — While eager to find out more about the Bush administration's harsh interrogation and detainee policies, Senate Democrats are hintin...

The Torturous Logic of The New York Times

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

With President Bush's veto this weekend of a bill to outlaw the CIA's use of waterboarding, torture now becomes officially codified U.S. policy. But you'd never know it from the reading the Times.

House, Senate Agree On CIA Interrogation Limits Banning Waterboarding

AP | PAMELA HESS and ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House and Senate negotiators working on an intelligence bill have agreed to limit CIA interrogators to techniques approved by the military, which woul...