The CIA’s harsh interrogations of detainees during the Bush era didn’t work, were more brutal than previously revealed and delivered no “ticking time bomb” information that prevented a terrorist attack, according to a new Senate report.
The majority report issued by the Senate Intelligence Committee is a damning condemnation of the “enhanced interrogation techniques” — branded as torture by critics — that the George W. Bush administration deployed in the fear-laden days after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against the United States. The techniques, according to the report, were “deeply flawed” and often resulted in “fabricated” information.
Anticipating a backlash across the Middle East with the release of the report, thousands of Marines have been put on a higher state of alert.
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ST. LOUIS – A police interview with a key witness was not provided along with the thousands of documents released after a grand jury decided to not indict a Ferguson police officer in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.
An Associated Press review of the records released by St. Louis County prosecutors confirms a report by KSDK-TV that a transcript of a two-hour police and FBI interview with Dorian Johnson, who was with Brown when he was shot, wasn’t included. FULL ARTICLE
“Nation,” Obama said, referring to his audience like Colbert does. “As you know, I, Stephen Colbert, have never cared for our President. That guy is so arrogant. I bet he talks about himself in the third person.”
After talking about Obamacare, the President asked, “How do you stop something that more and more people are starting to like?”