- Two military psychologists were paid $81 million to develop the CIA’s enhanced interrogation techniques
Two military psychologists were contracted by the U.S. government for $180 million to develop the enhanced interrogation tactics within the CIA’s Enhanced Interrogation and Detention Program, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Executive Summary revealed after it was released Tuesday. Before their contract was terminated in 2009, they had collected $81 million. Continue reading
At least five detainees in U.S. custody were given food or liquids through their rectums, according to newly released report about enhanced interrogation tactics from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Continue reading
Six detainees from Guantánamo Bay prison in Cuba have been transferred to live freely in Uruguay, the Pentagon announced Sunday.
The Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday finished its first day of questioning of attorney general nominee Michael Mukasey, asking him about issues of national security. The NewsHour reports on Mukasey’s confirmation hearing. Continue reading