The Senate Intelligence Committee report shows that the CIA acted improperly in the wake of 9/11.
December 9, 2014. The Senate Intelligence Committee’s $50 million investigation into Bush-era CIA interrogation tactics on detainees after the September 11 terrorist attacks was released today.
The report, which was long-delayed, finds that “enhanced interrogation techniques” by the U.S. government did not lead to “actionable intelligence,” according to Sen. Angus King, a member of the committee.
However, this is not the final report, but a redacted 480-page executive summary. The complete report totals more than 6,000 pages. The Senate Republicans also released a counter-assessment. While some critics say that there is the possibility of retaliation from terrorist groups, others are saying that the fallout over the report will be mostly political.
“Did we torture people? Yes. Did it work? No.,”…
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