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CIA Director John Brennan made this case against encryption on Monday at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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After Paris Attacks, Encrypted Communication Is Back In Spotlight

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CIA Director John Brennan listens during a news conference at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., in December 2014. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Talking Point Or Proof Of Value: CIA Tactics And The 'Second Wave' Plot

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State Department Feared Torture Report Would Spark Fury. Where Is It?

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Ex-CIA Lawyer Says No One Was Misled On Torture, Abuses Were Reported

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Report Reveals Deeply Misguided Interrogation Tactics, Feinstein Says

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As Torture Report's Release Nears, CIA And Opponents Ready Responses

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Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan takes questions after addressing the Council on Foreign Relations on March 11. The CIA has proposed deleting the email of almost all employees after they leave the agency. But some critics are saying a larger portion of the email should be preserved. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The CIA Wants To Delete Old Email; Critics Say 'Not So Fast'

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A detainee is escorted in March 2002 by two Army military police at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The detainee was being led to the Joint Interrogation Facility to be interviewed by government investigators. Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A doctor gives a polio vaccine to a child at a health clinic in Baghdad last week. The CIA says it banned the use of vaccine programs as cover for spying last year — a practice health officials said had wide repercussions. Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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