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Europe on High Alert After Terror Sweeps
Nations across Europe remained on alert Saturday, deploying thousands of officers following terror sweepe by law enforcement agencies in the wake of last week’s deadly attack in Paris. In Greece, four suspected terrorists have been arrested, news agencies reported. Up to 300 soldiers will be
What Is AQAP, the Terror Group Claiming Charlie Hebdo Attack?
An al Qaeda affiliate overnight claimed that it ordered and financed last week’s massacre at the Paris offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo as revenge for the magazine printing cartoons featuring the prophet Mohammed. The terrorist group, AQAP, is based in Yemen, some 2,000 miles
'This Week' Transcript: Former CIA Director Michael Hayden
Below is the rush transcript of "This Week" on December 14, 2014. It may contain errors. ANNOUNCER: Now on ABC This Week. Developing this morning, stunner in the skies: a Russian military plane narrowly avoids a collision with a passenger jet. What has officials so alarmed? The CIA and torture:
Alleged 9 /11 Conspirator 'Holds No Grudge' Against CIA for Torturing Him
One of the men accused of planning and carrying out the Sept. 11 terror attacks watched his torturers suffer as they did their jobs -- and as a result "does not hold any grudges" toward those who inflicted pain on him, his attorneys said today. Lawyers for Ammar al Baluchi (also known as Ali Abdul
Torture Report: CIA Director John Brennan Defends Agency
Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan today addressed the revelations contained in a comprehensive report released this week about the agency’s use of enhanced interrogation methods from 2002 to 2009, calling some of the techniques "abhorrent” but defending the program overall. The
Former Vice President Dick Cheney Says CIA Torture Report Is 'Full of Crap'
Former Vice President Dick Cheney says a declassified Senate report on the controversial post-9/11 CIA interrogation program is "full of crap." "I think it is a terrible report, deeply flawed," Cheney said on Fox News, his first televised interview since the report's release. "It's a classic
CIA Torture Report: The Most Stunning Findings
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence today released a blistering report on CIA interrogation practices -- claiming the "brutal" techniques the agency used on detainees in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks “were not effective.” A separate study released today by committee Republicans
First Brutal Attempts at Enhanced Interrogation: 'We Should Not Go Much Further'
The first time the CIA tried enhanced interrogation with a high-value target, the sessions were so intense that they nearly brought some CIA personnel to tears, according to Senate Intelligence Committee’s recently released “ torture report .” The report says that al Qaeda operative Abu Zubaydah
Ex-CIA Operative Says Prison Was Punishment for Whistleblowing on Torture
Former CIA officer John Kiriakou is the only CIA employee connected to its interrogation program to go to prison. But he was prosecuted for providing information to reporters, not for anything connected to waterboarding or other actions that today’s Senate Intelligence Committee report calls
Torture Report: Former CIA Directors Say Interrogation Program 'Saved Thousands of Lives'
Six former Directors and Deputy Directors of the CIA fired back at the Senate Intelligence Committee with a vehemence almost never seen in the intelligence world. The former CIA leaders -- including George Tenet, Porter Goss and Michael Hayden -- blasted the Senate report as “one-sided and marred