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"Waterboard Him Some More"

Katherine Hawkins | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics
Katherine Hawkins

CIA torture program architect and defender Jose Rodriguez is certain that the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence's (SSCI) torture study is full of errors. Rodriguez does not say what those errors are; he claims he cannot rebut them in detail because he has not read the report.

Releasing the Torture Report Is No Mere Academic Exercise

Rev. Ron Stief | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Rev. Ron Stief

Every citizen of the United States has a right to learn from the full version of the Senate's investigation into torture. Certainly, we must see more than the executive summary and conclusions of this report, which the Senate decided Thursday to declassify.

Intelligence Committees Must Stop Trying to Conduct Oversight In The Dark

Katherine Hawkins | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Katherine Hawkins

But as dedicated and conscientious as some of the intelligence committees' members and staff are, there is a pattern of institutional failure. For much too long, the intelligence committees have been trying to do oversight in almost complete secrecy.

Don't Expect Justice From CIA Torture Report's Summary Release

Nancy Talanian | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Nancy Talanian

Don't hold your breath to read the summary anytime soon, or to access the full report: It's gonna be a wild ride.

Photo Reveals CIA's Response to the Senate Torture Report

Human Rights First | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
Human Rights First

What is CIA Director John Brennan holding in his hands? Marcy Wheeler reports that it's the CIA's response to the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the post-9/11 CIA torture program.