CIA Director Says Next President Could Order Agency to Torture and It Might Comply

CIA DIRECTOR JOHN BRENNAN said Wednesday that the next president could remove the restrictions President Obama has put on the use of drones overseas — and that the CIA might comply with an order to commit torture. In April, Brennan told NBC News that the CIA would refuse an order to resume its torture program. But on Wednesday, speaking at … Continue reading

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CIA Releases New and Gruesome Details on Its Torture Program

The CIA released 50 new documents yesterday relating to its post-9/11 torture and rendition program. Despite the many disclosures that have come in the course of our decade-long fight to reveal the details of the program, the new revelations still have the capacity to shock. The documents, released in response to an ACLU Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, vividly depict … Continue reading