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.
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…
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.
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press and Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
Senate investigators delivered a damning indictment of CIA practices Tuesday, accusing the spy agency of inflicting pain and suffering on prisoners beyond legal limits and deceiving the nation with narratives of life-saving interrogations unsubstantiated by its own records.
By Domenico Montanaro, Lisa Desjardins and Simone Pathe
For five-and-a-half years, nearly the entire Obama presidency, the U.S. has waited for a report on the CIA’s use of enhanced interrogation techniques. Today, the Senate Intelligence Committee will release the (partially redacted) executive summary of that report. To help…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — American embassies and other U.S. interests abroad are bracing for possible security threats related to Tuesday's planned release of a report on the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques, the White House says.
By Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
U.S. officials who have read it say it includes disturbing new details about the CIA’s use of such techniques as sleep deprivation, confinement in small spaces, humiliation and the simulated drowning process known as waterboarding.
By PBS NewsHour
By PBS NewsHour
In 2009, the Senate Intelligence Committee launched an investigation of the CIA's interrogation tactics. Though the committee finalized its report in 2009, the CIA has disputed some of the conclusions and insisted on more redactions to protect agency secrets. Judy…
By Adelyn Baxter
The Senate, the CIA and the White House are still negotiating over the delayed release of a Senate Intelligence Committee report examining the CIA’s rendition, detention and interrogation program for al-Qaeda detainees. NewsHour spoke to former CIA lawyer John Rizzo…
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