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  • Half of America Believe CIA Interrogation Methods Justified: Poll

    Half of America Believe CIA Interrogation Methods Justified: Poll

    About half of Americans believe that the CIA was justified in its harsh interrogation methods of "war on terror" detainees, a poll found Monday, days after a damning US report revealed harrowing details of torture.

  • Guantanamo Hearings for 9/11 Plotters Postponed

    Guantanamo Hearings for 9/11 Plotters Postponed

    The first open pre-trial hearings with accused 9/11 plotters Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and Ramzi Binalshibh since the release of a damning Senate report on CIA torture have been postponed until February, officials said.

  • Author of Interrogation Memo Says CIA Maybe Went Too Far

    Author of Interrogation Memo Says CIA Maybe Went Too Far

    As former Vice President Dick Cheney argued on Sunday that the CIA's aggressive interrogation of terrorism suspects did not amount to torture, the man who provided the legal rationale for the programme said that in some cases it had perhaps gone too ...

  • CIA Interrogators Heroes Not Torturers: Dick Cheney

    CIA Interrogators Heroes Not Torturers: Dick Cheney

    Former US vice president Dick Cheney on Sunday defended America's now-banned program that tortured Al-Qaeda suspects, praising the CIA operatives who ran it as heroes.

  • US May Have Had 'Black Site' in Romania: Ex-Spy Chief

    US May Have Had 'Black Site' in Romania: Ex-Spy Chief

    A former head of Romania's intelligence service said the CIA may have kept detainees in a "transit centre" in Romania but that Bucharest was unaware of the activities conducted at the site.

  • CIA Revelations Put UK Spies Under Scrutiny

    CIA Revelations Put UK Spies Under Scrutiny

    British spy agencies are under growing pressure to reveal how closely they worked with their US counterparts following 9/11 after a damning US Senate report exposed how the CIA tortured terror suspects.

  • Publisher to Release CIA Torture Report in Book Form

    Publisher to Release CIA Torture Report in Book Form

    An independent publisher in New York is releasing the US Senate report on the CIA and torture as a 480-page book, saying it needs to be seen by as many readers as possible.

  • George Bush Misled Nation in Run-Up to Iraq War, Says Senator Carl Levin

    George Bush Misled Nation in Run-Up to Iraq War, Says Senator Carl Levin

    The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee released new information on Thursday that he claims is evidence that the Bush Administration misled the nation in the run-up to the war in Iraq.

  • CIA Director Defends Use of Interrogation Tactics, Avoiding Issue of Torture

    CIA Director Defends Use of Interrogation Tactics, Avoiding Issue of Torture

    John O Brennan, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, on Thursday defended the agency's use of waterboarding and other brutal interrogation tactics, sidestepping questions about whether agency operatives tortured anyone.

  • CIA Letter Shows Pre-War Concern About Iraq 9/11 Link

    CIA Letter Shows Pre-War Concern About Iraq 9/11 Link

    The CIA declassified a letter Thursday that suggests US intelligence had grave doubts about part of the case made by former president George W. Bush's White House to justify the war in Iraq.

  • Chinese Say Torture Report Highlights US Hypocrisy

    Chinese Say Torture Report Highlights US Hypocrisy

    A report on the CIA's interrogations of terrorism suspects released Tuesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee has received extensive coverage in China, which has long accused the United States of hypocrisy on human rights issues.

  • CIA Chief Admits Agency Used 'Abhorrent' Methods on Detainees

    CIA Chief Admits Agency Used 'Abhorrent' Methods on Detainees

    CIA Director John Brennan said on Thursday some agency officers used "abhorrent" methods on detainees captured following the Sept. 11 attacks and said it was "unknowable" whether so-called enhanced interrogation techniques yielded useful intelligence...

  • Father of Web Tells Russia's Putin: 'The Internet Is Not a CIA Creation'

    Father of Web Tells Russia's Putin: 'The Internet Is Not a CIA Creation'

    Berners-Lee said the Internet was invented with the help of US state funding, but was spread by academics.

  • Father of Web Tells Russia's Putin: Internet is Not a 'CIA Project'

    Father of Web Tells Russia's Putin: Internet is Not a 'CIA Project'

    The inventor of the World Wide Web said on Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin was incorrect when he alleged the Internet was a project created by US spies in the Central Intelligence Agency.

  • It's Cruel. It's Useless. It's the CIA.

    It's Cruel. It's Useless. It's the CIA.

    We learned a lot from that big Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA interrogation tactics after 9/11. It was what may be the first time in US history that the term "rectal hydration" appeared in family newspapers throughout the land.

  • CIA Fights Back After Torture Report

    CIA Fights Back After Torture Report

    Top spies past and present campaigned on Wednesday to discredit the Senate's investigation into the CIA's harrowing torture practices after 9/11.

  • Did Torture Really Help US Find Al Qaeda Chief Hambali?

    Did Torture Really Help US Find Al Qaeda Chief Hambali?

    Hailed as a major success in the US "war on terror," the capture of Indonesian cleric Hambali if often touted by the US intelligence community as evidence that harsh interrogation produces results.

  • CIA Torture Report Revealed 'Inexcusable Crimes': Edward Snowden

    CIA Torture Report Revealed 'Inexcusable Crimes': Edward Snowden

    Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden said on Wednesday that the United States had committed "inexcusable crimes" during its torture programme detailed by a US Senate report.

  • CIA Report Must Lead to Prosecutions: Rights Group

    CIA Report Must Lead to Prosecutions: Rights Group

    British-based advocacy group CAGE has demanded criminal proceedings following the release of a US Senate report that found CIA torture of Al-Qaeda suspects was far more brutal than acknowledged.

  • China Urges US to 'Correct Ways' After Torture Report

    China Urges US to 'Correct Ways' After Torture Report

    China urged the United States on Wednesday to "correct its ways", after the US Senate said in a report the CIA misled the White House and public about its torture of detainees and acted more brutally and pervasively than it acknowledged.

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