Torture debate

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) seal is displayed in the lobby of CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia, on August 14, 2008. AFP PHOTO/SAUL LOEB / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Top Threat Facing U.S. Is Cyber, Says Outgoing CIA Lawyer

Caroline Krass talked about cyber threats, enhanced interrogation, and future challenges for the new administration.


Trump Flip-Flops on Promise to Torture Suspects, Kill Families of Terrorists

Donald Trump has changed course on his widely-condemned promise to bring back torture and kill families of terrorists.

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John McCain to James Clapper: Sorry for Saying You Wanted to Torture

Sen. McCain just walked back accusations that DNI James Clapper wanted to torture suspects.

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I don’t believe a word of what torture advocates say—and neither should you

Lieutenant Colonel Douglas A. Pryer considers anything meant to "break" another human to be torture. And he's sick of hearing from torture advocates that it's should still be considered a relevant interrogation tactic.

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