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December 10, 2014 The U.S. beefed up security at embassies ahead of the CIA interrogation report's release in anticipation of a violent reaction. But around the globe, the response was relatively muted.
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December 10, 2014 John Rizzo, who spent six years as acting general counsel for the CIA, says that while he believes intelligence gains justified the agency's interrogations, he understands those who feel otherwise.
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September 6, 2012 Human Rights Watch has issued a new report alleging the U.S. detained 14 men from Libya in third countries without charge and then abused and tortured them. The abuse allegedly included waterboarding. Many of the detainees have key positions in the new Libyan government.
May 2, 2011 President Obama may have been in a position to order the killing of Osama bin Laden because of information derived from the harsh interrogation techniques like waterboarding used against some detainees and places like Guantanamo.
September 10, 2010 Charles and Gregory Fried, father and son, the former a Reagan solicitor general, the latter, a philosophy professor, argue against torture in their new book, saying it is never permissible. But they differ on whether officials should be prosecuted.
June 30, 2009 For the record, I have brought this issue and the volume of comments to the attention of NPR's top editorial staff.
June 21, 2009 The Ombudsman's office has received a slew of emails challenging NPR's policy of using the words "harsh interrogation tactics" or "enhanced interrogation techniques" to describe the treatment of terrorism suspects under the Bush administration. ...
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