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  1. Justice Department will not reopen torture inquiry

    USA Today12/10/2014 - 01:00

    "The Justice Department's decision Tuesday not to re-open a criminal investigation into the CIA's treatment of detainees immediately prompted a renewed debate about how those responsible for the torture of 9/11 suspects…

  2. Explosive Senate torture report could open floodgates for costly lawsuits

    Daily Mail12/10/2014 - 01:00

    "The explosive Senate Committee torture report could open the floodgates for costly lawsuits against the U.S., Britain and any other countries complicit with the CIA's so-called 'enhanced interrogation' programme, top lawyers have…

  3. On torture, Obama’s hands aren’t entirely clean

    MSNBC.com12/10/2014 - 01:00

    "As Democratic lawmakers lined up on Tuesday to denounce the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) over a damning Senate report on the agency’s torture program, President Obama offered a more nuanced response...." Read the…

  4. CIA torture report may set off global prosecutions

    Chicago Tribune12/10/2014 - 01:00

    "The release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the CIA's secret prisons roiled Washington on Tuesday, but its real impact could be felt in courtrooms across the globe in the months and…

  5. It’s Cruel. It’s Useless. It’s the C.I.A.

    New York Times12/10/2014 - 01:00

    "We learned a lot from that big Senate Intelligence Committee report on C.I.A. interrogation tactics after 9/11. It was what may be the first time in American history that the term “rectal hydration”…

  6. After torture revelations, what will change

    Star Ledger12/10/2014 - 01:00

    "Now that the Senate has pulled back the curtain on America’s embrace of torture, what’s next? Precious little, it seems. Washington seems ready to congratulate itself for being honest about past mistakes, while doing nothing…

  7. Detainee Fed Through Rectum Was Raped, His Attorney Says

    U.S. News & World Report12/10/2014 - 01:00

    "Majid Khan refused to eat, so CIA personnel fed him a lunch platter of raisins, nuts, pasta and hummus in a puree that they inserted into his rectum. The incident, followed by similar involuntary insertions, was…

  8. Did CIA interrogation methods break the law?

    Al Jazeera12/09/2014 - 01:00

    "The release Tuesday of an executive summary of the findings of a Senate Intelligence Committee probe into the CIA's rendition, detention and interrogation program has sparked a frenzy of accusations and counteraccusations…

  9. Civil Rights Groups Call for Prosecution of Torture Architects

    The Intercept12/09/2014 - 01:00

    "In the wake of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s landmark report on the CIA’s post-9/11 torture program, civil rights organizations are calling for those responsible to face immediate legal accountability. The 600-page executive summary…

  10. To prevent torture, prosecute torture

    MSNBC By Baher Azmy12/08/2014 - 01:00

    "After all the battles over redaction in the Senate Intelligence Committee torture report, we should keep one thing in mind: this is not, primarily, a battle over information. ..." Read the full piece here.