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CIAtortureTuesday, December 9, 2014

John Bradshaw Discusses CIA Torture Report on Background Briefing with Ian Masters

The Polarized Reaction to the Torture Report December 9, 2014 | Background Briefing with Ian Masters We begin with the release of post-9/11 torture and rendition report by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence which has been held up for years and is heavily redacted. John Bradshaw, the Executive Director of the National Security Network joins us to discuss the partisan political divide in response to the report as Republicans, with the exception of Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain, defend torture and those that perpetrated it, while Democrats and the White House defend the report and the need to make it public. We will also examine why the author of the legal justification for the Bush Administration’s use of torture, John Yoo, was not… Read More ›

CIAtortureTuesday, December 9, 2014

Statements from National Security Network on CIA Torture Report

JTF Guantanamo photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth, 6/9/10   In response to today’s release of the declassified Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) report on CIA use of torture during the Bush Administration, NSN Executive Director John Bradshaw and NSN Senior Advisor Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton (Ret.) have each issued statements. NSN Executive Director John Bradshaw issued the following statement: Defenders of the enhanced interrogation program are trying to re-write history and portray it as a well-thought out, carefully legally-vetted plan carried out by CIA experts. In fact, the CIA had no expertise in this kind of interrogation and turned to rogue psychologists to slap together an approach based on the SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape) training provided to U.S.… Read More ›

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