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Senate Torture Report

Friday Talking Points -- Past, Present and Future

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Forty years ago today, President Nixon addressed the nation to announce he would be resigning the next day -- the only time in US history this has happened. Today, President Obama announced the US will be dropping bombs on Iraq once again. That's a pretty heavy-duty amount of the past to contemplate, in one week.

Obama Calls It 'Torture,' But The Media Still Won't

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.02.2014 | Media

Even President Obama's blunt declaration on Friday that the United States "tortured some folks" in the years after the 9/11 attacks was not enough to ...

Some In Senate Report On Torture Denied Chance To Read It

AP | KEN DILANIAN | Posted 07.26.2014 | Politics

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notifie...

Jack Mirkinson

The Media Still Won't Call It 'Torture'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.16.2014 | Media

In recent weeks, the controversy surrounding the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on CIA interrogations during the Bush administration has been ...

Report: CIA Misled Everyone On Torture

McClatchy | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

A still-secret Senate Intelligence Committee report calls into question the legal foundation of the CIA’s use of waterboarding and other harsh inter...

Eric Holder Calls For Release Of 'As Much As Possible' Of CIA Torture Report

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

Attorney General Eric Holder called Tuesday for the release of "as much as possible" of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on CIA torture, mak...

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...

Senate Voting On Torture Report Release

Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

By BRADLEY KLAPPER AND STEPHEN BRAUN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Intelligence Committee's expected vote to approve declass...

Challenging Condi Rice's Revision of History

Coleen Rowley | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

Some of us predicted when Condi Rice left office that she would become intent on revising history. Faustian bargains don't end that quickly!

Matt Sledge

The CIA Torture Debate Is Only Beginning

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

The Senate Intelligence Committee is set to vote Thursday on whether to publicly reveal the conclusions of a report on the Bush-era CIA interrogation ...

Senate Report Makes Conclusion On Role Of Torture In Bin Laden Hunt

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A hotly disputed Senate torture report concludes that waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods provided no key evidence...

Matt Sledge

Human Rights Advocates Call For Release Of Senate Torture Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

Human rights advocates called Tuesday for the release of a Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA torture now caught in the middle of a dispute o...

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...

Matt Sledge

'Zero Dark Thirty' Makers Asked To Weigh In On Senate Torture Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Twenty-eight retired generals and admirals sent a letter to the Academy Award-nominated filmmakers behind "Zero Dark Thirty" on Thursday, ...

Matt Sledge

Will Brennan Nod Pave Way For Secret CIA Torture Report's Release?

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

Torture foes are seizing on President Barack Obama's nomination of John Brennan for CIA chief to push for the release of a Senate Intelligence Committ...