Torture

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called for an international effort to stamp out torture in the wake of the Senate report detailing brutal CIA interrogations of terror detainees. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

U.N. Chief Says U.S. Torture Report Should Spur Global Action

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called for an international effort to stamp out torture in the wake of the Senate report detailing brutal CIA interrogations of terror detainees.

12/17/2014

CIA Torture Report Casts Shadow Over 'Zero Dark Thirty'(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

CIA Torture Report Casts Shadow Over ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

The damning Senate Intelligence Committee report on post-9/11 interrogation techniques has cast a new pall over the 2012 film “Zero Dark Thirty.”

12/10/2014

Dick Cheney Speaks

Cheney: CIA Torture Report Is A ‘Bunch Of Hooey’

The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee says the panel’s report on brutal CIA interrogation practices used after the 9/11 terror attacks is a troubling record of a stain on America’s history.

12/09/2014

Dianne Feinstein Talking

Senate Intelligence Committee Releases CIA ‘Torture Report’

The Senate Intelligence Committee has released its long-awaited “torture report,” which details finds from a three-and-a-half year investigation into the CIA’s “Detention and Interrogation Program.”

12/09/2014

Michael Hayden

Former CIA Director: Torture Report Could ‘Be Used By Our Enemies To Motivate People To Attack Americans’

Foreign governments and U.S. intelligence agencies are predicting that the release of a Senate report examining the use of torture by the CIA will cause “violence and deaths” abroad, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Sunday.

12/08/2014

The U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on Aug. 7, 2013. (credit: CHANTAL VALERY/AFP/Getty Images)

UN Panel: US Must Answer For Alleged Torture Violations

A U.N. panel began grilling American officials Wednesday over the country’s compliance with a key anti-torture treaty, raising a series of alleged violations and admitted “lapses” since the 9/11 attacks.

11/12/2014

Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State "network of death" that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the U.S. back into military action in the region. 
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Obama: ‘We Tortured Some Folks’ After 9/11

The United States tortured al Qaeda detainees captured after the Sept. 11,2001 attacks, President Obama acknowledged Friday, in some of his most expansive comments to date about a controversial set of CIA practices that he banned after taking office.

08/01/2014

Former congressman and libertarian leader Ron Paul is calling for the abolishment of the CIA, citing “horrific torture practices” and interrogation policies that have been continuously denied by the government while creating “unprecedented” international resentment toward the U.S.  (Getty Images)

Ron Paul: ‘End Torture, Shut Down The CIA!’

Former congressman and libertarian leader Ron Paul is calling for the abolishment of the CIA, citing “horrific torture practices” and interrogation policies that have been continuously denied by the government while creating “unprecedented” international resentment toward the U.S.

07/29/2014

Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) said that he was “stunned” at former Vice President Dick Cheney’s defense of torture techniques, saying that if Cheney doesn’t believe the controversial practice is torture – he should give a try himself. (Getty)

US Sen. ‘Stunned’ By Cheney Torture Denials, Suggests He ‘Sit In A Waterboard’ Himself

Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) said that he was “stunned” at former Vice President Dick Cheney’s defense of torture techniques, saying that if Cheney doesn’t believe the controversial practice is torture – he should give a try himself.

04/07/2014

North Korea's U.N. envoy in Geneva is accusing the United States of pursuing a "hostile policy" to isolate his country as the world body investigates alleged crimes against humanity in the reclusive communist nation. credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

NKorea UN Envoy: US ‘Hostile Policy’ Pushing Country To ‘Brink Of War’

North Korea’s U.N. envoy in Geneva is accusing the United States of pursuing a “hostile policy” to isolate his country as the world body investigates alleged crimes against humanity in the reclusive communist nation.

03/25/2014

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