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CIA Torture Report

10 December 2014 5:47 PM
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Detainees were humiliated through the painful use of medically unnecessary “rectal feeding” and “rectal rehydration.” One died of hypothermia while shackled, some suffered broken limbs.

CIA torture of Al-Qaeda suspects was far more brutal than acknowledged, did not produce useful intelligence and was so poorly managed it lost track of detainees, a scathing US Senate report revealed Tuesday.

The Central Intelligence Agency also misled the White House and Congress with inaccurate claims about the program's usefulness in thwarting attacks, the Senate Intelligence Committee said in its graphic report that revived the debate over interrogation techniques such as waterboarding.

President Barack Obama admitted some of the tactics detailed in the explosive report's 500-page declassified summary were "brutal."

Patrick Eddington from the Cato Institute spoke to John about the fall-out in America and elsewhere since the release of the report:


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