From the perspective of someone who has worked with U.K. and U.S. intelligence agencies, the damage done by CIA’s program is so vast that it is hard to fully understand.
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To protect the independence of the CIA, its leader must enjoy strong bipartisan support—and that can only come with a nominee who is not disqualified by her deep involvement with and support for torture.
Gina Haspel will testify before the Senate intelligence committee beginning at 9:30 a.m. Eastern on Wednesday.
Gina Haspel was nominated by Donald Trump, not Barack Obama. That makes a huge difference. Here’s why the Senate should confirm her anyway.
How to approach the prospective CIA director’s role in the controversial rendition, detention and interrogation program.
The CIA released a declassified December 2011 memo by Michael Morell, then the deputy director, about Gina Haspel’s involvement in the destruction of detainee interrogation tapes in 2005. President Trump has nominated Haspel, the current deputy director, to serve as CIA director.
The original motion by counsel for Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri to have a copy of the Senate Intelligence Committee's interrogation report to held under seal with the D.C. District Court, as well as the government's response and a reply to the government by Nashiri's counsel.
The other day, Quinta and I noted that counsel for Abd al Rahim Al-Nashiri had asked the court in his habeas case to have a copy of the Senate Intelligence Committee's interrogation report filed under seal with the court. Yesterday, Judge Royce Lamberth issued an order doing just that:
A high-value detainee files a motion to have a copy of the Senate Intelligence Committee's interrogation report filed under seal with the court.
Yesterday, following a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Central Intelligence Agency released over 50 documents related to the agency's enhanced interrogation and rendition program during the Bush administration.