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August 30, 2011 Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s memoir “In My Time” was released today (just a week from the tenth anniversary of 9/11), and he’s been out promoting it, on Dateline last night and The Today Show...
May 18, 2011 Stephen Colbert, on his satire factory The Colbert Report, took on the resurgence of torture advocates, skewering their baseless arguments and taking their logic to its absurd end. As Colbert...
May 05, 2011 “Torture Did Not Lead the U.S. to bin Laden, It Almost Certainly Prolonged the Hunt.” New York, NY — Nine leading interrogators and intelligence officials, who issued a joint statement today...
May 03, 2011 Update: Fact Sheet: Officials Say Torture Did Not Reveal Bin Laden’s Whereabouts The AP reported: “Current and former U.S. officials say that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind of the Sept...
November 18, 2008 Opinion piece by Glenn L. Carle in the Boston Globe It was the fall of 2002. I was about to participate in the interrogation of a top-level member of Al Qaeda. At my CIA briefing, I was told...
November 18, 2008 Opinion piece by Steven Kleinman and Haviland Smith in the Neiman Watchdog Fifteen former interrogators and senior intelligence officials with more than 350 years collective field experience in...
August 27, 2007 “The resignation of Alberto Gonzales offers President Bush the opportunity to name a new attorney general who will unequivocally reject the use of torture and safeguard the values for which this...

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Letter | September 17, 2019
Download September 17, 2019 Dear Senators: We are a group of non-governmental organizations that advocate for human rights, civil rights, and government accountability. We are writing to...
Issue Brief | January 04, 2019
Introduction As the armed conflict with various organized terrorist groups stretches into its sixteenth year, the United States continues to wrestle with the most effective way to handle captured...
Letter | November 30, 2018
  Dear Senators: We are a group of non-governmental organizations that advocate for human rights, civil rights, and government accountability. We are writing to share our serious...
Factsheet | May 24, 2018
On May 17, 2018, the Senate voted to confirm Gina Haspel as director of the CIA. She was confirmed by a vote of 54-45—the lowest number of affirmative votes for any CIA director in history. Haspel...

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