Posts Tagged ‘CIA’

The CIA’s Embrace of Brutal Interrogation

Filed under: 9/11/2001 | Books — by Will Kirkland 09/12/2011 @ 11:06:46 AM
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From The NY Times:  ”In a new memoir, a former F.B.I. agent who tracked Al Qaeda before and after the Sept. 11 attacks paints a devastating picture of rivalry and dysfunction inside the government’s … [Keep reading >>]

American Held in Pakistan Worked With C.I.A.

Filed under: FrontPage — by Will Kirkland 02/22/2011 @ 5:41:46 PM
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In the biggest non-surprise of the month the

American Held in Pakistan Worked With C.I.A.
…the[[Pakistani police] report also said that the victims were shot several times in the back, a detail … [Keep reading >>]

Lithuanian Black CIA Site: Investigation Needs to Re-Open

Filed under: Torture — by Will Kirkland 01/20/2011 @ 4:17:44 PM
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“Human rights groups have called on Lithuanian prosecutors to reopen a criminal probe into a secret CIA detention centre set up in the country, and a top national security lawmaker … [Keep reading >>]

CIA Secrets and State Department Secrets

Filed under: FrontPage — by Will Kirkland 12/24/2010 @ 1:10:22 PM
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The NY Times is writing this morning that CIA secrets could surface in possible trials in Switzerland. The CIA is alarmed of course, and for 7 years or longer (that … [Keep reading >>]

CIA Ordered to Pay More Do More Time

Filed under: Law | Torture — by Will Kirkland 12/19/2010 @ 9:02:05 PM
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In case you missed this:
An Italian court on Wednesday upped the sentences for 23 CIA agents convicted in absentia of abducting an Egyptian imam in one of the … [Keep reading >>]

Intelligence Community: Lies and Deceptions

Filed under: Corruption — by Will Kirkland 11/19/2010 @ 1:16:35 PM
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What on earth good is intelligence — that is, information about the world and especially about the activities of those who would do you harm– if it can’t be trusted? … [Keep reading >>]

CIA Transparency Remains Opaque

Filed under: Torture — by Will Kirkland 09/2/2009 @ 6:41:39 AM
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In yet another demonstration of abuse of state secret claims, the CIA continues to resist revelations of its past, bad conduct.

The Central Intelligence Agency is refusing to make public hundreds … [Keep reading >>]

Feinstein Says No to CIA Torture Probe

Filed under: California | Torture — by Will Kirkland 08/30/2009 @ 8:37:16 PM
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Dear Senator Feinstein

Wrong again.

p.s. when will we see the long awaited “total report” from your committee, and how much will be redacted? Curious minds want to know … [Keep reading >>]

CIA Postpones Release Of Big Torture Report

Filed under: Torture — by Will Kirkland 06/19/2009 @ 10:26:11 PM
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From The Plum Line

“Hmmm, looks like we’re going to have to keep waiting: The CIA has postponed the release of a highly-anticipated 2004 report on torture that was set for … [Keep reading >>]

Torture: More Delay, Deny and Coverup

Filed under: Torture | Video — by Will Kirkland 06/17/2009 @ 9:05:41 PM
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The 5 year old CIA Inspector General’s report on torture techniques — which stopped the torture in its tracks until the perps could get more legal coverage — which … [Keep reading >>]

Pelosi vs. CIA

Filed under: Torture — by Will Kirkland 05/16/2009 @ 6:33:57 AM
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I am getting into a fine early morning fury listening to NPR’s piece on the brouhahah over Nancy Pelosi and the CIA. What was said to her in a … [Keep reading >>]

Waterboarding: Not So Rare

Filed under: Bush Administration | Obama Administration | Torture — by Will Kirkland 04/21/2009 @ 7:50:05 AM
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Update: Here’s MoveOn’s petition to Eric Holder asking him to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the torture program. Do it!


What Obama has left unsaid in his protective … [Keep reading >>]

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