• Critics, defenders clash over US ‘torture report’


    WASHINGTON D.C.: Defenders and critics of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) clashed over the release of a US report that revealed harrowing details of America’s torture of “war on terror” detainees, and opened fresh political wounds. The US Senate report released last week said the CIA’s interrogation of Al-Qaeda suspects, including beatings, rectal rehydration, and sleep deprivation, was far more brutal than acknowledged – and did not produce useful intelligence. Former US vice president Dick Cheney on Sunday vehemently defended the program, lauding the CIA operatives who ran it as heroes.



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