| Dec 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 6:39 PM
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...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:10 PM
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...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 5:37 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 2:22 PM
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| Dec 14, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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).
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:47 PM
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.
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Americans have long known that, in the aftermath of Sept. 11, the CIA subjected suspected terrorists to inhuman and degrading treatment that amounted to nothing less than torture. A Senate Intelligence Committee report released Tuesday documented that...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Of all the shocks and revelations in the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on CIA torture, one seems very strange and unlikely: that the agency misinformed the White House and didn't even brief President George W. Bush about its controversial program...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:14 PM
It’s been a bad week for Stephen Fincher.
Who’s Fincher, you ask? He’s a back-bench Republican congressman from Tennessee whom nobody had ever heard of outside his district until his communications director, Elizabeth Lauten, went...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:37 PM
The Senate Intelligence Committee released a 499-page executive summary Tuesday, which includes graphic details about sexual threats and other harsh interrogation techniques the CIA meted out to captured militants in the years after the Sept. 11, 2001,...