VIPS / ConsortiumnewsMar 27, 2018
Two dozen former U.S. intelligence officers cite torture she oversaw while supervising a black site prison, and her role in destroying evidence. Dig deeper ( 12 Min. Read )
John Kiriakou / TruthdigJul 19, 2016
Despite new evidence of Saudi complicity revealed in the 9/11 report's "28 pages," the Saudis keep getting a free ride from the lemmings in Congress. Here's how to ratchet up pressure on the regime. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJun 15, 2015
A secret document published by The Guardian on Monday reveals that, despite having explicit guidelines against “human experimentation,” the Central Intelligence Agency empowered its director to rule on questions of medical ethics in its post-9/11 torture program. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
BLANKDec 22, 2014
The senior attorney at the celebrated civil liberties group is pushing for the prosecution of U.S. officials who tortured detainees and terrorism suspects—an issue the Senate's report on the subject was conspicuously silent about. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJul 26, 2014
A tentatively titled and reported New York Times article glimpses former agency director George Tenet's efforts to suppress and discredit a report accusing "former C.I.A. officials of misleading Congress and the White House" about the agency's detention and interrogation program. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 12, 2011
A U.S.-based human rights group published a report Tuesday calling on foreign governments to prosecute George W. Bush and some of his chief officials in light of a growing body of evidence of war crimes. (more) Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 15, 2008
Two recently disclosed memos from 2003 and 2004 show the Bush administration giving CIA torture techniques, most famously waterboarding, an explicit executive nod after worries arose in the intelligence community about the legality of the treatment of detainees. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 6, 2008
Ron Suskind's new book alleges that the White House ordered the CIA to fabricate a link between Iraq and al-Qaida. The CIA director at the time, George Tenet, calls the claim "ridiculous." Suskind says that's just an example of "George's memory issue." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 18, 2008
Discussing the use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, former Attorney General John Ashcroft said he didn't think waterboarding constituted torture and that the technique produced "very valuable" reports. He was testifying on the Bush administration's interrogation rules. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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