CIA Torture Report



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After the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. by the terrorist group al Qaeda, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released a 500-page record of the program of the harsh interrogation and detention used by the Central Intelligence Agency from 2002 to 2007 on more than a hundred members of the terrorist organization after their capture.Based on documents, photos and other CIA files, the report shows evidence that the agency’s interrogation methods were brutal and illegal, and were poorly managed, and that the agency misrepresented it to the White House, the Justice Department, Congress and the American people.

President Obama banned torture by executive order upon taking office, limiting the techniques to be used included in the Army Field Manual. But there is no guarantee that a future president won’t reverse this order.Honestly crashing a plane full of passengers and crew into a building full of people is evil. Sawing off heads in front of a camera, horrific and wicked. If it takes water boarding which is an interrogation technique simulating the experience of drowning, to prevent losing more American lives then so be it. It goes against “American values.” But, we are a civilized society and are used to dealing with mostly other civilized societies, even in war. But, not this time. We are dealing with ultimate evil that knows no bounds and has no rules.