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U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

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  • CIA torture didn't work

    The CIA is a rogue operation run by people who think they're entitled to do whatever they want. For years they've gotten away with it. But if President Obama agrees to release a summary of a declassified report on the agency's torture program, they won'...
  • Senate panel finds CIA illegally interrogated terror suspects after Sept. 11

    WASHINGTON CIA officers subjected some terrorism suspects the agency held after the Sept. 11 attacks to interrogation methods that were not approved by either the Justice Department or their own headquarters and illegally detained 26 of the 119 in CIA...
  • Senate panel votes to declassify CIA interrogation report

    Senate panel votes to declassify CIA interrogation report
    The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee voted on Thursday to recommend declassification of the summary, findings and conclusions of its report on the CIA's use of "enhanced interrogation methods," which critics say amount to torture. Senator Dianne...
  • Senate seeks release of report criticizing CIA interrogations

    Senate seeks release of report criticizing CIA interrogations
    WASHINGTON — The Senate Intelligence Committee voted 11-3 Thursday to ask President Obama to declassify key portions of a controversial report that its backers say disproves CIA claims that brutal interrogations of Al Qaeda captives helped thwart...
  • Senate finds CIA illegally interrogated terror suspects after Sept. 11

    WASHINGTON CIA officers subjected some terrorism suspects it held after the Sept. 11 attacks to interrogation methods that were not approved by either the Justice Department or their own headquarters and illegally detained 26 of the 119 in CIA custody,...
  • Is whistleblower advocate for nation's spies under attack?

    WASHINGTON The Pentagon's inspector general is trying to suspend and possibly revoke the top secret access of the Defense Department's former director of whistleblowing, triggering concerns in Congress that he's being retaliated against for doing his job....
  • Senate likely to put CIA report declassification in Obama's hands

    WASHINGTON The Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday is expected to approve the declassifying of the findings, conclusions and executive summary of its $40 million report on the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques, leaving it to the White House to...
  • Martin Schram: U.S. is better than those who abandoned our principles

    We begin by lifting today's bottom line right to the top. After years of ducking, dodging, disclaiming and self-deceiving, Washington is about to be ramrodded into finally confronting, under democracy's spotlight, the central war and peace controversy of...
  • CIA's harsh interrogation tactics more widespread than thought, Senate investigators found

    WASHINGTON The CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques on foreign terror suspects a practice that has provoked international condemnation was more widespread than the agency has publicly acknowledged, Senate investigators have learned. Moreover,...
  • U.S., Russian diplomats agree to work with Ukraine's government

    U.S., Russian diplomats agree to work with Ukraine's government
    WASHINGTON — The top U.S. and Russian diplomats agreed Sunday to work with Ukrainian government officials to ease the crisis triggered by Russia's annexation of Crimea, but remained far apart on other key points after four hours of negotiations in...
  • Obama's proposal on NSA phone records draws support

    WASHINGTON — President Obama’s proposal to balance national security and privacy concerns by stopping the government from storing records of millions of phone calls from the U.S. — on condition the data remain accessible from the...
  • Reports of multiple voting, falsified turnout cast doubt on results of Crimea referendum

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea On March 16, as Crimeans voted in a referendum on joining Russia, a convoy of Russian minibuses and cars drew up to the center of Lytvynenkove, a village about 15 miles northeast of the peninsular capital. Members of the local self-...