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Cia Interrogations

Bush Speech Writer Makes Jack Bauer Look Reasonable

David Danzig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Danzig

A new book from a former speech writer for President George Bush makes a number of wild claims in an effort to "correct the record" about the CIA enhanced interrogation program.

Videotaping Detainee Interrogations Pushed For By Congress

New York Times | Scott Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congress is moving to require videotaping of interrogations of detainees held by the military, a step proponents say will prevent abuse and create a v...

CIA 'Black Sites': Final Status Of The Facilities Remains In The Dark

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Whatever happened to the so-called "black sites," where suspected terrorists were held overseas by the CIA and submitted to harsh interrogations that ...

CIA Interrogations Likely Damaged Detainees' Brains, Making Them Less Reliable: Report

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Prolonged stress from the CIA's harsh interrogations could have impaired the memories of terrorist suspects, diminishing their abil...

Ex-CIA Chiefs Ask Obama To Stop Interrogations Probe

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Seven former CIA directors asked President Barack Obama on Friday to quash a criminal probe of harsh interrogations of terror suspe...

Why David Broder Is Wrong

Rep. John Conyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. John Conyers

The decision whether to investigate possible crimes connected to our interrogation programs is simply not a political one.

Broder Sees Too Many Consequences To CIA Accountability

Washington Post | David S. Broder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

My friend and fellow columnist Eugene Robinson has written a characteristically passionate and well-reasoned piece commending Attorney General Eric Ho...

Reagan's Deputy AG Calls For Expanded CIA Probe

The Raw Story | John Byrne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview late Tuesday, Bruce Fein, an Associate Deputy Attorney General during President Ronald Reagan's administration, said the Justice Depar...

Did the Washington Post's Richard Cohen Scare the "*#*!#!" Out of You?

David Danzig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Danzig

Why would U.S. interrogators choose to use torture when other techniques have proven to be so much more effective?

Raw Story Report Reveals Cheney Misled About "Trained Interrogators"

Rawstory.com | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Since Monday, when the CIA released a significant part of those documents -- a 2004 CIA inspector general's report on torture practices -- there has b...

Inside The CIA's haphazard Interrogation Program

AP | PAMELA HESS and MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With just two weeks of training, or about half the time it takes to become a truck driver, the CIA certified its spies as interroga...

C.I.A. Inspector General Report: Did Military Doctors Intervene When Necessary?

John H. Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John H. Tucker

Given that at least a dozen prisoners -- and likely more -- have died by homicide in military prisons this decade, one wonders how often doctors monitored torturous interrogations without intervening.

"We're Going to Kill Your Children": The CIA Inspector General's Report

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

A.G. Holder's appointment of John Durham to investigate this sordid episode should be only the first step in a wholesale reevaluation of American national security priorities in the post-9-11 world.

Obama Approves New Team to Question Key Terror Suspects

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT and PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration launched a criminal investigation Monday into harsh questioning of detainees during President George W. Bu...

CIA Abuse Investigation Likely: Holder Poised To Appoint Criminal Prosecutor

Los Angeles Times | Greg Miller and Josh Meyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. is poised to appoint a criminal prosecutor to investigate alleged CIA abuses committed during the interrogation of ...

US Might Create Terror Interrogation Team

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is considering creating a special unit of professional interrogators to handle key terror suspects, focusi...

Obama: Focus on the Future: Create Jobs Not Special Prosecutors

Robert Guttman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Guttman

Forget a special prosecutor to look into Bush interrogation practices. Don't look like a third world nation and attempt to prosecute the previous administration.

Shirley and the CIA

Norman Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Norman Horowitz

Where are all of the documentaries about the CIA on FOX, CBS, NBC and ABC?

Advocacy Groups Say Torture Memo Authors Should Be Disbarred

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A coalition of advocacy groups is asking the District of Columbia and New York bar associations to disbar three government attorney...

Obama Torture Task Force Considers Reducing CIA Role In Interrogations

The Washington Independant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The task force charged with fleshing out President Obama's ban on torture in interrogations is likely to recommend the creation of small, mixed-agency...

Internal Government Report To Detail CIA Interrogations, Secret Detention

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is delaying by a week its release of an internal CIA report on the agency's Bush-era secret detention and ...

Reliable Sources: Raising the Stakes of the Interrogation Debate

Rolf Mowatt-Larssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rolf Mowatt-Larssen

Protecting our country from terrorist attacks by obtaining reliable intelligence is essential. But it is also essential to assure U.S. moral authority by acting in a manner that is consistent with our high ideals.

Harry Reid: Interrogation Photos "Are Not Going To Be Released"

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid just made two seemingly contradictory assertions: First, that so-called "torture" photos of interrogations won't ev...

Senate Probe Could Target Cheney For Interrogation Briefings

Mother Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dick Cheney, as vice president, was once the president of the Senate. Now he could become the target of a Senate investigation, for the Senate intelli...

Cheney Led Briefings Of Members Of Congress To Defend Interrogation Techniques

Washington Post | Paul Kane and Joby Warrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former vice president Richard B. Cheney personally oversaw at least four briefings with senior members of Congress about the controversial interrogati...