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May 21, 2013

LISTEN: The CIA Shapes the #Torture Debate

Four years after President Obama signed an executive order to ban torture, we’re still debating whether it saved American lives. Why? Because the most authoritative record of the CIA’s post-9/11 “enhanced interrogation” program remains classified. News broke recently that the CIA has edited the script for the Academy-Award winning film, Zero Dark Thirty,--raising much needed attention to the CIA's role in actively shaping the torture debate. Human Rights First's Raha Wala joins us in the podcast.