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Zach Carter

Obama Administration Preaches 'Human Dignity' While Covering Up Torture

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the saying goes, some things are easier said than done. That is especially true here in the nation's capital, a company town upon whi...

Ali Watkins

Torture Report Fight Erupts In Chaos

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Before White House chief of staff Denis McDonough came to brief Senate Democrats on Thursday afternoon, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Ne...

Ryan Grim

Negotiations To Release CIA Torture Report Break Down Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Negotiations between the Obama administration and the Senate over how much of the upper chamber's CIA torture report can be released hav...

Ali Watkins

Dianne Feinstein Says Torture Report Almost Ready For Release

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Intelligence Committee chair Dianne Feinstein said Tuesday that the panel is in the final stages of negotiating the public releas...

Ali Watkins

Former CIA Director Warns Torture Report May Endanger Overseas Personnel

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the nation’s intelligence communities brace for the Senate’s explosive report on the CIA’s now-defunct torture program to be ma...

Ali Watkins

Everyone Calm Down: The GOP Won't Kill The Torture Report If It Takes The Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans won a majority of seats in the Senate on Tuesday, which could have big implications for the Senate Intelligence Committee's ...

Ali Watkins

You'll Probably Never Know Why The CIA Spied On The Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) took to the Senate floor earlier this year to allege that the CIA had spied on the U.S. Senate, sh...

Senator Blasts CIA For Censoring Torture Report

AP | KEN DILANIAN | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Ron Wyden says the CIA is trying to blunt the impact of an upcoming Senate report examining the harsh treatment of al-Qaida d...

Ali Watkins

White House Chief Of Staff Negotiating Redaction Of CIA Torture Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough is personally negotiating how much of the Senate's so-called torture report, a probe into the...

Will There Be a Backlash Against Torture?

Peter J. Woolley | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics
Peter J. Woolley

The Senate intelligence committee hopes to release soon a redacted summary of its 6,300-page report on the CIA's interrogational torture program. As we wait, the committee is wrangling with the CIA over redactions that the CIA is demanding.

Checks and Balances Ensure Transparency on Torture

Curt Goering | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics
Curt Goering

On Constitution Day, let us remember that our American government was designed to put checks on the power of individuals in government who might slip out of control and begin making their own rules. The use of torture and cruelty was authorized by a handful of officials who believed they were exempt from oversight or review.

A Bittersweet Ending to The Official Story, Loaded With Learnings for the American People

Carlos F. Torres | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Carlos F. Torres

The miraculous finding of the kidnapped-at-birth grandson of the head of a leading Argentine human-rights organization is worthy of noting not just for the closing it brings to this human drama but because it sheds light on the crimes that governments commit in the name of security.

Michael McAuliff

Feinstein: Administration Is Hiding Key Facts In Senate's CIA Torture Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee is stalling the release of its detailed investigation of the CIA's use of torture, allegin...

U.S. Heightens Embassy Security Ahead Of CIA Torture Report

Reuters | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics

(Adds Feinstein comments) By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, Aug 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department is increasing secur...

White House, Senate Spar Over Deletions From Torture Report

McClatchy DC | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration and the Senate Intelligence Committee are sparring over the administration’s deletions of fake names from th...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Had To Explain To Colleagues Why Torture Is Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ahead of the expected release of a massive, damning report on the Central Intelligence Agency's use of torture in the years after 9/11, ...

Leaked Findings Paint Pattern Of CIA Deception

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial torture report by the Senate Intelligence Committee paints a pattern of CIA deception about the effectiveness of w...

Andrew Perez

Rand Paul May Have Been Right That Congress Was 'Complicit' In Torture

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Perez | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) applauded Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) last month after she spoke out against the CIA for allegedly spying on...

Dianne Feinstein Asks White House To Edit Torture Report

AP | By BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee appealed to President Barack Obama to reconsider his administration's decision to ta...

Liz Cheney: Nancy Pelosi's 'Spine Doesn't Seem To Reach Her Brain'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

Liz Cheney on Tuesday countered House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) criticism of her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, claiming t...

Democrats Decry Ex-CIA Director For Calling Feinstein 'Emotional'

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading Democrats sharply criticized a former CIA chief on Monday for suggesting that a disputed torture report produced by Sen. D...

Senator Thinks Cheney Should Try Waterboarding 'If He Doesn't Think That Was Torture'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) said Sunday that former Vice President Dick Cheney should give waterboarding a try himself if he doesn't believe the interro...

Hayden Says Feinstein Too 'Emotional' To Be Objective On Intelligence Report

The Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Ca.), chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, may be too "emotional" to have produced a fair report on the CIA's use of t...

Matt Sledge

Senate Committee Approves Release Of CIA Torture Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

The Senate Intelligence Committee voted Tuesday to declassify the executive summary of a report detailing the CIA's George W. Bush-era torture and int...

Matt Sledge

Harry Reid Blasts CIA For 'Transparent Attempt To Intimidate' Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) blasted the CIA in a second Wednesday letter, alleging that the agency has engaged in a "transparent attemp...