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CIA torture report won’t be released to public, judge rules
A federal judge ruled Thursday that the Senate’s nearly 7,000-page report on the CIA’s torture practices during interrogations in the wake of 9/11 will not be made public, marking a setback for civil liberties advocates.

22.05.2015 03:14

'Capture, detain, interrogate': CIA ‘propaganda’ fed to US public examined in documentary
A new PBS documentary examines the alleged propaganda fed to the American public by the CIA, detailing the interrogation methods widely described as torture. It looks at two very different tales of the CIA's tactics, and speaks to its former top dogs.

21.05.2015 17:36

Drones best weapon against Al-Qaeda despite collateral damage – ex-CIA deputy
Drone use against terrorists causes collateral damage, but it remains “the most effective weapon” in the United States’ arsenal, former Deputy Director of the CIA Michael Morell told RT in a wide-ranging interview.

20.05.2015 04:26

Poland pays compensation to ex-inmates of CIA torture sites on its territory
Warsaw has paid €230,000 to two former inmates of CIA "black site" prisons, which used to be on Poland's territory - a move that has raised questions in the country.

15.05.2015 17:47

‘Poland paying damages to CIA inmates may force US officials’ accountability for tortures’
The current US administration hasn’t done enough to hold accountable leading officials who orchestrated a worldwide torture program, says Prof. Ben Davis, University of Toledo College of Law. But there’s hope that may change some day, he adds.

15.05.2015 11:29

US domestic & transatlantic flights vulnerable to terrorists – former CIA #2
Al-Qaeda terrorists could attack an American flight any time, the former CIA deputy director confesses in a new book. Michael Morrell also said that if they aren’t dealt with, the Islamic State is likely to stage another 9/11 attack.

12.05.2015 05:40

Down the rabbit hole: Bin Laden raid was staged after extensive Pakistan-US negotiations - report
Washington fabricated several key claims regarding the 2011 mission in which a US Navy SEAL team killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, according to legendary journalist Seymour Hersh in the latest challenge to the White House’s narrative of the raid.

11.05.2015 16:49

White House psychologist implicated in CIA torture now helping FBI
Before the dust has had a chance to settle on the report detailing the American Psychologists Association’s complicity in the CIA torture program, the psychologist found to have violated the ethics code now appears to be helping the FBI do the same thing.

08.05.2015 08:00

German intelligence halts internet surveillance for NSA – reports
The German secret service BND has pulled the plug on the internet surveillance program for the US National Security Agency (NSA) amid the growing scandal over its extent of cooperation in spying on its EU partners, German media reported.

08.05.2015 01:17

​The Mideast’s S-U-N-N-I Problem
This needs to be spelled out: The biggest threat to Middle East stability today is a Sunni one - and it comes not from its largely downtrodden population, but from the epicenter of current Sunni political and religious leadership.

07.05.2015 13:41

Former CIA official claims agency botched call on Arab Spring - new book
The Central Intelligence Agency failed to anticipate the Arab Spring uprisings and then erroneously believed those revolts would hamper Al-Qaeda’s strength in the region, according to a new book by a former deputy director of the CIA.

04.05.2015 18:32

Study accuses psychologists group of complicity in CIA torture program
The American Psychologists Association, the largest professional scientific organization of its kind, was secretly complicit in the adoption of torturous interrogation tactics used by the United States against detainees, a new report suggests.

30.04.2015 16:40