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December 11th, 2014
05:41 PM ET

CIA chief defends agency after report

CIA Director John Brennan admits the agency erred, but would not call the enhanced interrogation techniques "torture."

January 6th, 2014
07:36 PM ET

Fmr. CIA lawyer: We tortured

In a brand new book, John Rizzo, a former lawyer for the CIA, says the agency was so worried about another attack after 9/11, that they resorted to torture techniques - and out of that fear, he did nothing to stop it. CNN's Brian Todd reports.


Filed under: 9/11 • Brian Todd • CIA • interrogation
May 1st, 2012
05:07 PM ET

How the U.S. found bin Laden

Jose Rodriguez, who oversaw the CIA's enhanced interrogation program, says it led the U.S. to bin Laden.

RELATED STORY: Bin Laden documents to go online Thursday


Filed under: Afghanistan • CIA • interrogation • Terror