Senate Intelligence Committee Study on CIA Detention and Interrogation Program

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Torture Report Image, from Ayatollah Khamenei's Twitter Torture Report Image, from Ayatollah Khamenei’s Twitter

The Senate Intelligence Committee released its report on the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program in the wake of 9/11 and the Global War on Terror on December 9, 2014. Key findings include:

#1: The CIA’s use of its enhanced interrogation techniques was not an effective means of
acquiring intelligence or gaining cooperation from detainees.

#2: The CIA’s justification for the use of its enhanced interrogation techniques rested on
inaccurate claims of their effectiveness.

#3: The interrogations of CIA detainees were brutal and far worse than the CIA
represented to policymakers and others.

#4: The conditions of confinement for CIA detainees were harsher than the CIA had
represented to policymakers and others.

#5: The CIA repeatedly provided inaccurate information to the Department of Justice,
impeding a proper legal analysis of the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program.

#6: The CIA has actively avoided or impeded…

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