Democrats are demanding a fresh investigation into whether the Bush administration failed to brief Congress on the existence of a secret program to target, capture, or kill al-Qaida operatives. Gwen Ifill examines the story with two journalists.
After dueling speeches from President Obama and former Vice President Cheney on security policy, columnists and analysts weigh the shape of the debate on detainees and other issues.
In other news, the House approved another $97 billion in war funding for Iraq and Afghanistan through September, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi again denied she knew about terror suspects being waterboarded amid mounting criticism.
After a report on Wednesday's Senate hearings on CIA interrogation tactics, Gwen Ifill talks to Attorney General Eric Holder about his perspective on the debate over the use of torture on detainees and other political matters as part of a…
Kwame Holman reports on a Senate hearing examining harsh interrogation methods used on some detainees.
President Obama has decided to bar the release of photos showing U.S. personnel mistreating detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan amid concerns the backlash could jeopardize troops abroad. New York Times White House correspondent Jeff Zeleny explains the move.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the Obama administration's decision to release Bush-era memos on interrogation tactics and the shape of the president's first 100 days in office.
A newly-declassified Senate panel report shed new light on the approval of harsh interrogation tactics used on terrorism suspects at Iraq's Abu Ghraib and the Guantanamo military prison camp. Kwame Holman reports.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
A newly declassified Senate report outlines a new round of details on the approval and origins of harsh interrogation tactics used on terrorism suspects and prisoners at Iraq's Abu Ghraib and the Guantanamo military prison camp.
President Obama spoke at CIA headquarters Monday, defending his decision to release Bush-era memos on controversial interrogation tactics. Former CIA official Jeffrey Smith and Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights examine how the memos were handled.
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