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The Torture Report Is Finally Out: Read It Here

The long-awaited torture report was released Tuesday morning.

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For more than a year, the CIA and Senate Democrats have been sparring aggressively over this document, a summary of a 6,000-plus-page report, which concludes that no significant intelligence was derived from the use of enhanced interrogation techniques and that the CIA actively misled Congress and other U.S. officials about the success and brutality of the program.

Read the report here:
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For more than a year, the CIA and Senate Democrats have been sparring aggressively over this document, a summary of a 6,000-plus-page report, which concludes that no significant intelligence was derived from the use of enhanced interrogation techniques and that the CIA actively misled Congress and other U.S. officials about the success and brutality of the program.

Read the report here:
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