Jour: 19 juin 2014

CIA scandal: Leaks reveal brutal torture methods and government lies, by Eric London

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Central Intelligence Agency. D.R.

A still-classified Senate Intelligence Committee report contains damning information on both the extent of US torture methods and the lies of top CIA officials about these programs, according to information in a Washington Post article.

The government torture methods revealed by the Post, based on information from anonymous US officials, include sadistic forms of inflicting pain that are associated with the most brutal police state and fascistic regimes.

According to the Post, the Senate report “concludes that the CIA misled the government and the public about aspects of its brutal interrogation program for years—concealing details about the severity of its methods, overstating the significance of plots and prisoners, and taking credit for critical pieces of intelligence that detainees had in fact surrendered before they were subjected to harsh techniques.” Lire la suite »