For critics of the CIA, the only way to settle the issue and avoid future abuses is to end the secrecy around the interrogation program and give the subject a thorough public airing.
Unsettled Legacy Of Torture Looms Over CIA-Congress Feud
Credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/File
March 14, 2014

Via AFP:

A now-defunct US program that used harsh interrogation techniques against terror suspects still casts a shadow over Washington, with the CIA and Congress locked in a bitter dispute over its legacy.

Launched in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks by ex-president George W. Bush, the "detention and interrogation program" was designed to force captured suspects to talk about Al-Qaeda's plots against America.

Intent on preventing another catastrophic attack on US soil, the Bush administration ordered the Central Intelligence Agency to "take the gloves off," approving a list of a...

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