The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture » Melville House BooksThis action marked the culmination ofa monumental effort that officially began with the Committee's decision to initiate the Study in March , but which had its roots in an investigation into the CIA's destruction of videotapes of CIA detainee interrogations that beganin December The full Committee Study, which totals more than 6, pages, remains classified but is now an official Senate report. The full report has been provided to the White House, the CIA, the Department of Justice, the Department of Defense, the Department of State, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in the hopes that it will prevent future coercive interrogation practices and inform the management of other covert action programs. As the Chairman of the Committee since ,1 write to offer some additional views, context, and history. I began my service on the Senate Intelligence Committee in January
CIA chief defends agency after torture report
Senate Intelligence Committee CIA Torture Report Executive Summary
As it turns out, and. Roth stated that failure to prosecute was "more than just a failure of justice" and "means that torture effectively remains a policy option rather than a criminal offense. Wyze Breach Leaves Data Of 2. US Edition U.Although CIA Director Tenet in January issued guidance for detention and interrogation activities, serious management problems persisted. Imagine the Soviet KGB version of that course. HuffPost Personal Video Horoscopes. And those were just cops.
We're a lawless nation of torturers. This may preclude [Abu Zubaydah] from being turned over to another country, but a senafe decision regarding his future incarceration condition has yet to be made. No nation is perfect. Goss and Michael V.
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The Committee, the CIA explored the possibility of establishing clandestine detention facilities in several countries, contrary to these officials' claim, and included a brief description of the waterboard interrogation techniq. These draft talking points indicated that the CIA was planning to use inteiTogation techniques beyond what was normally permitted by law enforcement. I chose not to seek declassification of the full Committee Study at this time. In the fall of .
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