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  • Torture report is overblown rehash

    Torture report is overblown rehash
    I guess since this "newsworthy" story regarding the CIA's interrogation of suspected terrorists ("Holding the CIA to account," Dec. 10) has been going on for six years now, we can expect the Benghazi story where more citizens were killed to go on for many...
  • Woman in Britain jailed for distributing extremist material on Facebook

    A mother of six from Luton, north of London, was jailed for five years and three months on Thursday after admitting four counts of distributing terrorist publications via Facebook. Kingston Crown Court heard that in 2013 Runa Khan, 35, had posted an...
  • Health coverage, kitsch, and lottery: Letters

    Health coverage, kitsch, and lottery: Letters
    Expand health coverage Regarding the article "Hospitals launch campaign for ACA" in Wednesday's Sentinel, I applaud Florida Hospital and Orlando Health for proactively working to serve the nearly half-million residents who remain uninsured in Central...
  • 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...
  • CIA chief Brennan concedes no proof brutal methods led to key intelligence

    LANGLEY, Va. During an extraordinary televised news conference Thursday, CIA Director John Brennan conceded that detainees underwent "abhorrent" interrogation methods and retreated from previous assertions that the techniques played a direct role in...
  • 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...
  • Our nation's shame, in stomach-turning detail

    Our nation's shame, in stomach-turning detail
    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...
  • Why release a report on the CIA in wartime?

    What good purpose is served by releasing a report on CIA enhanced interrogation techniques while we are still at war with an enemy whose techniques include beheading Americans? Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and her...
  • Did CIA torture yield key information? Report says no; defenders disagree

    Did torture make America safer? The conclusion of a Senate committee that investigated CIA interrogation of terrorism suspects is that it did not — that intelligence gained under duress stopped no imminent plots. But that is hotly disputed by...
  • CIA torture report seen abroad as proof of U.S. human rights duplicity

    Revelations about Central Intelligence Agency mistreatment of captive terrorism suspects spurred worldwide revulsion Tuesday and provided ammunition to foreign critics who accuse the United States of a double standard on human rights at home and abroad....
  • Government bungling, CIA-style

    Government bungling, CIA-style
    Anyone skeptical about entrusting ambitious tasks to the government was not stunned by the dismal rollout of the Affordable Care Act. It featured technical snafus, cost overruns and false advertising ("If you like your plan, you'll be able to keep it.")....