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CIAGuantanamotortureWednesday, December 10, 2014

Senate Report Debunks CIA Defense of Torture Program

Senate Report Debunks CIA Defense of Torture Program Yesterday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) released the 528-page executive summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the use of torture by the CIA under the Bush Administration. The damning report, based on millions of pages of CIA documents reviewed by the committee, demonstrates conclusively that the enhanced interrogation program was ineffective and ill-conceived from the start. It roundly debunks claims by the CIA that the program led to critical intelligence and notes that the CIA misrepresented the program to Congress. Instead, the use of torture has left Americans less safe.  Releasing the report “is really about American values and morals,” Sen. Feinstein said yesterday. “It’s about the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, our rule of law.… Read More ›

CIAtortureWednesday, December 10, 2014

John Bradshaw Addresses Reactions to the CIA Interrogation Report on C-SPAN

Reaction to the CIA Interrogation Report December 10, 2014 | C-SPAN John Bradshaw reacted to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report detailing the CIA’s detention and interrogation program. Among other topics he discussed what stood out most to him about the report, the timing of the report’s release, and evidence and legal justification for and against calling the program “torture.”     To watch the full interview with C-SPAN host Greta Wodele Brawner, click here.    Read More ›

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