Nation Dec 24

The seal of the Central Intelligence Agency is displayed at the original headquarters building in Langley, Virginia. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Senate, CIA agree interrogation program was mismanaged

WASHINGTON — While the Senate report on the CIA's interrogation program and the spy agency's official response clash on almost every aspect of the long-secret operation, both reports largely agree the agency mismanaged the now-shuttered program.

Nation Dec 23

Torture can affect the brain, leaving long-term psychological scars

WASHINGTON — At times, waterboarding rendered al-Qaida terror suspect Abu Zubaydah hysterical. But later, a message to CIA headquarters described an interrogator merely lifting his eyebrow and snapping his fingers, leading Zubaydah to "slowly (walk) on his own to the…