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  • CIA director challenges Senate report, says its 'unknowable' if torture effective

    CIA director challenges Senate report, says its 'unknowable' if torture effective
    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 harsh interrogation techniques yielded useful intelligence. With his agency...
  • U.S. torture was illegal, but nobody is likely to be punished

    U.S. torture was illegal, but nobody is likely to be punished
    In a rare case of editorial initiative, the New York Times editorial board has flatly called for an investigation of former Vice President Dick Cheney and other prominent George W. Bush administration figures involved in authorship of the so-called...
  • Who will be held responsible for torture?

    We've never seen anything like it. Reporters almost ran out of adjectives for the kinds of torture carried out by the CIA, as described in the Senate Intelligence Committee report released this week. Their actions were called disgusting, degrading,...
  • Dick Cheney on 'Meet the Press'; John McCain on 'Face the Nation'

    Dick Cheney on 'Meet the Press'; John McCain on 'Face the Nation'
    UPDATED: Former Vice President Dick Cheney will be a guest this weekend on NBC's "Meet the Press." Cheney will be in the studio with Chuck Todd for an exclusive interview, NBC News said. "Meet the Press" airs at 9 a.m. Sunday on WESH-Channel 2....
  • When the big news isn't news

    Last week the papers were overflowing with stories about a Senate committee's report on the Central Intelligence Agency's use of torture to extract information from terrorists -- known or just suspected terrorists. Those stories were shortly followed...
  • After torture report, Feinstein lights the way out of 'dark side'

    After torture report, Feinstein lights the way out of 'dark side'
    Dianne Feinstein's career in the U.S. Senate is far from over — her current term runs through 2018 — but it is clear that one of the California Democrat's most important legacies will be her role in exposing the stomach-turning abuses...
  • CIA apologists' predictable pushback on the Senate torture report

    Reading the executive summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation program is a deeply disturbing exercise for those who believe that our country strayed far from its principles in a hysterical...
  • Was revenge a hidden rationale for torture?

     Was revenge a hidden rationale for torture?
    The Senate Intelligence Committee's "torture report" has reignited national debate on "enhanced" interrogation techniques. At the heart of this debate is the question: Do these methods work to prevent terrorist attacks? Much of the American public seems...
  • Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Graham Norton Show'

    Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Graham Norton Show'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 14 - 20, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES 30 for 30 This new episode of the...
  • Failure to punish the CIA torturers means they will do it again

    Failure to punish the CIA torturers means they will do it again
    Finally, after a lot of protesting and lobbying, those of us in Baltimore's peace and justice community are ecstatic that the executive summary of the Senate torture report was finally released ("Report condemns CIA over torture," Dec. 10). It was...
  • Psychologist: Senate's torture report makes false charges

    Psychologist: Senate's torture report makes false charges
    One of the two psychologists who devised the CIA's harsh Bush-era interrogation methods said on Wednesday that a scathing U.S. Senate report on the torture of foreign terrorism suspects "took things out of context" and made false accusations. "It's a...