By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The head of the CIA during President George W. Bush’s second term said Wednesday “I didn’t lie and I didn’t mislead Congress” about the brutal nature of the administration’s interrogations of terrorism-era detainees.
By Domenico Montanaro
In many ways, the two sides were talking past each other Tuesday with the release of the CIA interrogation report. Democrats, and those like Republican Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who don't support the harsh tactics of the Bush administration CIA,…
By Domenico Montanaro, Lisa Desjardins, Simone Pathe
Negotiators in the House and Senate unveiled a $1.012 trillion spending bill Tuesday night that would fund most of the government through September 2015. So what’s in the deal? We have a quick breakdown.
By Justin Scuiletti
The Central Intelligence Agency's use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" was "not an effective means of acquiring intelligence or gaining cooperation from detainees," a Senate report claims.
By Colleen Shalby
In public and classified settings, the CIA has indicated that it has detained less than 100 individuals. But the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report, released today, revealed that at least 119 people have been detained.
CIA officials, concerned that the FBI was getting too much credit for making progress in the war on terror, released false information to boost their own profile and to support their claims that "tougher tactics" were necessary to get information…
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