It is likely some of the defendants will use the report to win some leniency and sympathy from a military jury and avoid the death penalty.
The former vice president appeared on Meet the Press Sunday morning and defended the CIA’s interrogation methods. He said he believed rectal feeding was used for medical reasons.
The CIA chief makes no mention of some of the most shocking revelations in the Senate’s report on CIA torture programs.
CIA Director John Brennan held a rare news conference to address the Senate Intelligence Committee’s recently released report on torture. He said it was “unknowable” if torture brought useful intelligence.
“This state of affairs doesn’t add up with the U.S.’s pretensions to the title of ‘touchstone of democracy,’” Russia’s foreign ministry ombudsman said.
Although the former vice president added that he had not read the 6,000-page report except for parts and summaries.
David Hicks turned up to yell at George Brandis on Wednesday night in Sydney.
During his final speech on the floor, Sen. Mark Udall called for CIA Director John Brennan’s resignation over his defense of the agency’s torture program. Udall also read conclusions of a still secret review of the program’s effects.
The Agency was convinced Janat Gul knew of a plot to launch terror attacks against the 2004 presidential election, but he couldn’t have known. The plot was fiction. His interrogators were ordered to torture him even after they came to believe he knew nothing.
The report by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence also says two secretaries of state were not informed of black site locations.
Internal efforts by the CIA to police its controversial interrogation program will be a key part of defense against Senate report detailing alleged abuses.
“Letting Ben Affleck film here? Best bad idea we’ve had.”
The CIA admitted Thursday it hacked computers used by a Senate committee investigating the CIA.
“The representative of the U.S. intelligence services at the U.S. Embassy has been asked to leave Germany.”
“I don’t see them getting back together and we need to deal with that reality.”
In a surprise move Thursday night, the House voted to limit spying on U.S. citizens and prohibit requiring “backdoor” access for products and services.
The CIA toyed with the idea of a bin Laden doll, but ultimately killed the project.
Federal government cuts deal with Facebook to get agencies the coveted blue Verified checkmark.
But they’re already following you.
The former NSA contractor who leaked details of U.S. intelligence-gathering programs spoke to Brian Williams in an NBC Nightly News interview in Moscow.
Because, surprise, it’s a terribly dangerous idea.
“The Ukrainians need more help,” Mike Rogers said. The White House and State Department confirmed the CIA director’s trip on Monday.
Former acting CIA director Michael Morell said the process to produce the infamous Benghazi talking points and the taking points themselves “could have been better.”
The legal team defending one of the five 9/11 co-conspirators currently on trial at Guantanamo Bay is demanding U.S. military prosecutors hand over the complete version of a classified Senate report on the CIA’s controversial interrogation program.
Claims classified information released by NSA leaker Edward Snowden may have allowed Russia to evade U.S. efforts to anticipate Moscow’s invasion of Crimea hold little water, according to U.S. and foreign intelligence officials.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein tore into the CIA in a blistering — and widely covered — floor speech on Tuesday. White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough met with the senator after her speech.
Vice Adm. Michael Rogers declines to answer a question about whether the NSA has carried out warrantless searches on the communications of American citizens.