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The CIA Tortured An Afghan Suspect To Death But Refuses To Say Where His Body Is
Sixteen years ago, the CIA detained and tortured Gul Rahman until he died of hypothermia — but the agency never notified his family he died in its custody.
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Donald Trump Wants To Make America Waterboard Again
“But do I feel it works? Absolutely, I feel it works.”
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Justifying Torture: CIA Psychologist's Book Defends His Role
James Mitchell says he's haunted but has no regrets about waterboarding suspected terrorists.
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CIA Psychologists Sue CIA For Documents To Prove Torture Program Wasn't Their Idea
The CIA suggested it could instead provide an anonymous witness to answer questions in writing.
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CIA Psychologists Admit Role In 'Enhanced Interrogation' Program In Court Filing
It's the first time someone with responsibility for the torture program has legally acknowledged their actions.
Psychologist Whose Lawyers Say He Didn't Design CIA Torture Program Wrote A Book Bragging That He Did
James Mitchell's unpublished book promises "a dramatic firsthand account."
Judge Allows A CIA Torture Lawsuit To Move Forward For The First Time
The three men at the heart of the case were beaten, held in coffin-sized boxes, and hung from metal rods.
Yuri Gripas / Reuters
CIA Would Ignore Torture Orders From A President Cruz Or Trump, Director Says
John Brennan's pledge to not torture terror suspects may be put to the test if one of the leading GOP candidates wins the White House.
Polar Vortex of 2015's Cray-Cray Banished Words
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
To put it a different way: "Dang these kids today." Anyway, as usual the comments from people proposing words for the banished list were pretty amusing at times.
Ali Soufan Battled the System to End Torture. He's Finally Winning.
Dennis R. Miller
Writer & author
Ali Soufan is a former FBI agent who's spent a decade speaking out against torture. He helped expose CIA "enhanced interrogation techniques," and left the Bureau partly because of the agency's excessive use of it.
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Why Are We Debating the Benefits of Torture?
Judge H. Lee Sarokin
Retired from the federal court after 17 years of service
Illegal searches in violation of the Fourth Amendment could be justified by gaining evidence of crimes and prosecuting and convicting those who are guilty. Listening in on the content of all conversations could aid in learning of past and future acts of terrorism. The list is endless.
Should Obama Pardon Bush Officials For Torture?
Should President Obama pardon former President Bush's officials for torture? Jamil Dakwar and Noah Rothman join HuffPost Live to discuss.
The Science of Interrogation: Rapport, Not Torture
Author, 'On Second Thought: Outsmarting Your Mind's Hard-Wired...
There is a wealth of solid science demonstrating that cruel forms of interrogation do not elicit good intelligence. In fact, this kind of interrogation often leads to resistance and falsehood.
Republicans Argue Torture Helped America
"I suppose that’s possible, perhaps likely," McCain said. "But that doesn’t mean we will be telling the world something it
McCain Slams CIA Torture As 'Stain' On America
Sen. John McCain, the only senator to have experienced tortured, slammed the CIA use of enhanced interrogation as a "stain" on America.
U.S. Heightens Embassy Security Ahead Of CIA Torture Report
By Reuters, Reuters
By Mark Hosenball An official familiar with both versions of the report said that publishing even the pseudonyms would provide
Saxby Chambliss: CIA Interrogation Tactics Helped Get Osama Bin Laden
By Reuters, Reuters
The revelation prompted two Democratic senators to call for the resignation of CIA Director John Brennan, who took over the
Dianne Feinstein Cites Redactions In Torture Report For Delay
Peter Andrew Hart
After receiving the redacted report from the White House, Feinstein announced that the wider release of the report would
Senate CIA 'Torture' Report Summary To Be Declassified
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