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Social media played a key role in the hostage situation in Sydney. Tom Foreman reports on the gunman's communication - and what he made hostages do.
CNN's Brian Todd talks with veteran hostage negotiators about the standoff tactics used during the hostage situation in Sydney, Australia.
CNN's Brian Todd reports on new claims that American forces inadvertently allowed the creation of the terror group ISIS.
Barbara Starr reports on CIA Director John Brennan's response to the Senate Report accusing the CIA of torture.
A report says that middlemen are working with ISIS to sell James Foley's body, an American killed by the terrorist group.
CIA Director John Brennan admits the agency erred, but would not call the enhanced interrogation techniques "torture."
Former CIA chief Michael Hayden defends harsh interrogation tactics in interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer.
Barbara Starr reports on global fallout due to the Senate committee report alleging CIA use of torture.
Alberto Gonzales, former attorney general under President George W. Bush, speaks about the released CIA torture report.
CNN's Brian Todd reports on the battle for Kobani and new disturbing videos from ISIS.