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Fri Dec 14, 2012, 07:07 AM

Senate Intelligence Committee decries CIA torture as ‘terrible mistakes’

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Senate Intelligence Committee decries CIA torture as ‘terrible mistakes’
By Agence France-Presse
Thursday, December 13, 2012 21:34 EST

The US Senate intelligence committee on Thursday approved the findings of an investigation into CIA “enhanced interrogation” — techniques the panel’s leader decried as “terrible mistakes.”

The committee voted nine to six to approve the 6,000-page report on the former use of the tactics, which have been deemed torture by President Barack Obama and Republican Senator John McCain among others.

But they made no immediate plans to de-classify the report for the public.

Investigators pored over six million pages in a 3.5-year review of Central Intelligence Agency practice, including the sending of detainees to so-called “black sites” around the world where they endured harsh interrogation.

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Fri Dec 14, 2012, 07:10 AM

1. How about illegal? Torture is against Geneva conventions and our own laws.

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Fri Dec 14, 2012, 08:35 AM

2. A crime is not a mistake.

People who ordered, executed and tolerated torture knew what they were doing. Also, "former" use is very hypocritical. Just because they are running out of allied regimes to outsource torture, doesn't mean they stopped.

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