Author of interrogation memo says CIA maybe went too far

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Author of interrogation memo says CIA maybe went too far

As former Vice President Dick Cheney argued on Sunday that the CIA's aggressive interrogation of terrorism suspects did not amount to torture, the man who provided the legal rationale for the program said that in some cases it had perhaps gone too far.

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Torture, deny, repeat: ‘Enhanced interrogation’ never works, the CIA never learns

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Torture, deny, repeat: ‘Enhanced interrogation’ never works, the CIA never learns

When the United States was attacked on 9/11, every member of the Central Intelligence Agency’s clandestine services had a rule book on the conduct of interrogations. It was clear and concise.

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CIA report: Britain spoke to US before publication

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CIA report: Britain spoke to US before publication

British intelligence agencies spoke to US counterparts about a report into CIA interrogation before it was published, Downing Street has said.

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CIA chief says some interrogation techniques led to Osama bin Laden

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CIA Director John Brennan also said U.S. allies have expressed 'strong concern' to him about the release of the Senate interrogation report.

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Psychologist says U.S. Senate's CIA report makes false charges

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Psychologist says U.S. Senate's CIA report makes false charges

One of the two psychologists who devised the CIA's harsh Bush-era interrogation methods said on Wednesday that a scathing U.S. Senate report on the torture of foreign terrorism suspects "took things out of context" and made false accusations.

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Torture report revives rogue image the CIA has sought to erase

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Torture report revives rogue image the CIA has sought to erase

This week’s Senate report on the CIA’s use of harsh interrogation methods is neither the first nor the worst time the agency has run afoul of its congressional overseers.

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White House says harsh interrogation methods undermined U.S. moral authority

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The White House says harsh questioning tactics used on terrorism suspects and described in a Senate report undermined the moral authority of the U.S. around the world.

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Ex-CIA officials say torture report is one-sided, flawed

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A group of former top-ranking CIA officials disputed a U.S. Senate committee's finding that the agency's interrogation techniques produced no valuable intelligence, saying such work had saved thousands of lives.

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U.S. braced for blowback as CIA torture report lays bare abuses

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U.S. braced for blowback as CIA torture report lays bare abuses

The U.S. braced for international blowback after revelations that American-held terrorism suspects received more brutal treatment than previously known, from forcible rectal feeding to being hung from iron bars, under a CIA interrogation program that was ended in 2009.

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Factbox: U.S. Senate panel's findings on CIA torture

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Factbox: U.S. Senate panel's findings on CIA torture

The CIA's interrogation of al Qaeda terrorism suspects in secret prisons was more brutal than policymakers were told and in some cases amounted to torture that failed to generate effective intelligence, a U.S. Senate panel said in a report Tuesday.

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CIA tortured, misled, U.S. report finds, drawing calls for action

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CIA tortured, misled, U.S. report finds, drawing calls for action

The CIA misled the White House and public about its torture of detainees after the Sept. 11 attacks and acted more brutally and pervasively than it acknowledged, a U.S. Senate report said on Tuesday, drawing calls to prosecute American officials.

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CIA torture brutal and ineffective: US Senate report

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CIA torture of sl-Qaeda suspects was far more brutal than acknowledged, did not produce useful intelligence and was so poorly managed it lost track of detainees, a scathing US Senate report has revealed.

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Obama: “We engaged in some brutal activity after 9/11“

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U.S. President Barack Obama in an interview with Univision acknowledges a Senate report on "enhanced interrogation" and says anybody who engaged in such act would “be breaking the law.”

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Feinstein details harrowing CIA “enhanced interrogation” techniques

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Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Senator Dianne Feinstein says CIA detainees were “stripped naked, diapered, physically struck and put in various painful stress positions” in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

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Human Rights Watch urges prosecution of illegalities in Senate report

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Human Rights Watch urges President Barack Obama to prosecute those responsible for the illegalities alleged in the Senate report on "Enhanced Interrogation".

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