(54:30) The secret
history of the CIA's controversial "enhanced
May 19, 2015, 9:33 pm ET
“I did consider the implications of
the U.S. government in any way, shape or form going down this road,” says
the former CIA attorney. “But my major concern as the chief lawyer was: Were
these techniques legal?”
May 19, 2015, 9:26 pm ET
It’s crucial for the United States to
confront its use of torture in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks and vow,
“never again,” says the veteran California Democrat.
May 19, 2015, 9:25 pm ET
It’s too simplistic to write off the
CIA’s “enhanced interrogation” program as torture, says the agency’s former
deputy director. “Wouldn’t it be equally immoral if we failed to get this
information,” he asks.
May 19, 2015, 9:23 pm ET
The former Colorado senator says that
when he learned the details of the CIA’s covert interrogation program, he
“physically felt sick.”
May 19, 2015, 12:09 pm ET · by
When videotapes depicting “enhanced
interrogations” of two Al Qaeda suspects in CIA detention were destroyed,
even the agency’s own lawyer says he was shocked.
May 15, 2015, 2:45 pm ET · by
The blockbuster reflected the CIA’s narrative
that “enhanced interrogation techniques” — widely criticized as torture —
were key in finding and killing Osama bin Laden. But was that version of
December 11, 2014, 2:58 pm ET · by
Ali Soufan, a former top FBI interrogator, says
torture must be permanently stopped.
December 10, 2014, 6:43 pm ET · by
A Senate investigation has prompted new debate
on the CIA’s use of “enhanced interrogation” in the aftermath of 9/11. So
what did key players who helped shape the policy think at the time?
November 4, 2013, 5:33 pm ET · by
They helped to force-feed detainees,
participated in waterboarding, and failed to report abusive treatment,
according to a two-year task force review.
April 22, 2013, 4:23 pm ET · by
Obama banned torture, but hasn’t taken steps to
keep it from happening again, according to a recently released report.
September 13, 2011, 12:01 am ET
An extended conversation with
Ali Soufan, an FBI agent who was at the center of the 9/11 investigations.
November 6, 2007, 12:01 am ET
In a crowded city in northern
Egypt, FRONTLINE tracks down a man who was once one of the CIA’s “ghost
prisoners” at one of the agency’s controversial “black sites.”