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Terrorism

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  • Widow of South African slain in Yemen raid speaks of forgiveness

    Widow of South African slain in Yemen raid speaks of forgiveness
    Yolande Korkie allowed herself to imagine embracing her husband, schoolteacher Pierre Korkie, when she was told Saturday he was about to be freed by militants holding him hostage in Yemen and would be home by Christmas. Instead, she received his remains...
  • Bolingbrook teens' parents 'stunned' by Islamic State recruitment claims

    Bolingbrook teens' parents 'stunned' by Islamic State recruitment claims
    Mohammed Hamzah Khan, 19, rose before dawn on Oct. 4 to pray with his father and 16-year-old brother at their neighborhood mosque in Bolingbrook. When they returned home just before 6 a.m., the father went back to bed and the Khan teens secretly...
  • Obama says report shows CIA torture program at odds with U.S. values

    President Obama sought Tuesday to soften the impact of a new Senate committee report on the use of waterboarding and other brutal methods of interrogation in the U.S. response to terrorist attacks and threats, pledging publicly that he would try to make...
  • Statement by CIA Director John Brennan on the report

    Over the past several decades, and especially since the terrible tragedy of 9/11, the CIA has been at the forefront of our Nation's campaign against al-Qa'ida and other terrorist organizations worldwide. The women and men of the CIA have operated around...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION WASHINGTON After the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the CIA's brutal interrogation program lost track of captives, led to false confessions and fabricated information, and produced no useful intelligence about imminent terrorist attacks, according to...
  • Holding the CIA to account

    Holding the CIA to account
    The 449-page executive summary of a Senate Intelligence Committee report released today on the CIA's torture of suspected al-Qaida detainees after the Sept. 11 attacks contained only a fraction of the information gathered by Senate investigators over...
  • CIA brutalized terror suspects for little intelligence gain, Senate panel finds

    WASHINGTON The CIA's use of torture failed to gain any intelligence on imminent terrorist threats, didn't lead to any high-level terrorists including Osama bin Laden produced fabricated information and was far more brutal than the agency portrayed to...
  • No torture report violence; Europe bemoans delay in detailing CIA program

    BERLIN President Barack Obama's administration sought Tuesday to reassure its allies around the globe that the United States no longer engages in the brutal interrogation tactics outlined in a scathing Senate committee report. President Barack Obama,...
  • CIA acknowledges problems but maintains tactics helped thwart attacks

    WASHINGTON The intelligence community on Tuesday unleashed a vigorous defense of its work in fighting terrorism, with the CIA releasing documents and former officials making impassioned arguments to challenge a Senate committee's findings that the...
  • Report shows that, effective or not, treatment of CIA prisoners was brutal

    WASHINGTON The CIA interrogator snapped his fingers, and suspected terrorist Abu Zubaydah meekly lay down on the waterboarding table. Then the pain began, again. It was August 2002, at a secret overseas site code-named by the committee Detention Site...
  • Senate Intelligence Committee: CIA's interrogations vicious, ineffective

    WASHINGTON The CIA held at least 119 people in secret overseas prisons some of whom were innocent and subjected many to gruesome interrogations that didn't lead to any high-level terrorists including Osama bin Laden and were more vicious than the agency...