Posts Categorized: CIA interrogation program

Investigation into CIA Snooping of Senate Computers Finds SSCI Staffers Stole CIA Documents

Investigation into CIA Snooping of Senate Computers Finds SSCI Staffers Stole CIA Documents

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CIA Director John Brennan has long contested claims made as recently as a month ago by Dianne Feinstein that the CIA had hacked into Senate computers and were illegally spying/snooping. They were even calling for his resignation. Well, after calling for an investigation, the result is….Exoneration, via Lawfare Blog: That’s the gist of Jason Leopold’s… Read more »

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The Stupid Continues to Burn

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Un frickin’ believable! Copies of ‘torture’ report hand delivered to terror suspects, blocked from CIA officials: Full disclosure took a back seat to the CIA’s green movement last week when agency big shots blocked officials from printing out hard copies of the Senate Democratic report on terrorist interrogations, fearing it was “killing too many trees.”… Read more »

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The ACLU vs. America

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Nope. Not their war against Christmas; but their war against our military: The Obama administration is withholding hundreds, perhaps even thousands of photographs showing the U.S. government’s brutal treatment of detainees, meaning that revelations about detainee abuse could well continue, possibly compounding the outrage generated by the Senate “torture report” now in the public eye…. Read more »

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Don’t ask, don’t shout

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Our military and CIA aren’t the only ones having their hands tied and being kept on a tighter leash when it comes to the business of interrogation: British soldiers have “lost their capability” to interrogate terrorist insurgents because of strict new rules on questioning that even ban shouting in captives’ ears, military chiefs have warned…. Read more »

Speaking rudely to terrorists is against American ideals but blowing up children is not?

Speaking rudely to terrorists is against American ideals but blowing up children is not?

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Killing children is part of the American ideal. It’s who we are, says Obama. On behalf of the democrats on the SSIC Sen. Dianne Feinstein released a report describing what she called “torture.” There has been much harrumphing about what is and what is not consistent with American values and what we stand for as… Read more »

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First the Verdict, Then the Investigation

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“I don’t know that the report that was released yesterday is that historically accurate. It reads like a prosecutorial screed rather than a historical document.”- Michael Hayden, Former CIA Director from May 30, 2006- Feb 12, 2009 For the most part, the narrative that the CIA tortured, that methods were “brutal”, that the program wasn’t… Read more »

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John McCain: Great American. Lousy senator. Terrible Republican.

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That’s how radio talk show host and law professor Hugh Hewitt has been describing Senator McCain for years. Tuesday, Senator Feinstein finally saw the release of her Majority Views “Torture” Report. Absent from the 5 year investigation is any participation from Republicans who sit on the Senate Intelligence Committee. They perceived the Feinstein investigation as… Read more »