Lawyer: CIA gave Romania millions to host secret prisons

Yahoo News | 3o June 2016 BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The CIA paid Romania “millions of dollars” to host secret prisons, a rights lawyer said Wednesday as the European Court of Human Rights heard accusations that Romania allowed the agency to torture terrorism suspects in a secret renditions program under President George W. Bush. Amrit…

CIA torture report goes “missing”

News.com.au | 17 May 2016 Planes flying into the World Trade Center. Bodies falling from high-rise windows of the twin towers. The events of that day – the largest ever attack on American soil – are impossible to forget. The American public responded with fear and anger and the Bush administration responded with a plot…

Veteran Intelligence Professionals Challenge CIA’s “Rebuttal” on Torture

Washington’s Blog | 14 September 2014 MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: Veteran Intelligence Professionals Challenge CIA’s “Rebuttal” on Torture Former CIA leaders responsible for allowing torture to become part of the 21st Century legacy of the CIA are trying to rehabilitate their tarnished reputations with the release of a…

The CIA and the Myths of the Bin Laden Raid

The Intercept | 19 May 2015 If you read the sketchy New York Times article on the Delta Force raid into Syria a few days ago — how an ISIS leader was killed when he “tried to engage” American commandos while his fighters used women and children as shields, and an 18-year-old slave was freed with no civilian casualties…

The Rendition Project – CIA torture: the first quarterly report

Bureau of Investigative Journalism | April 2015 An unprecedented picture of the 119 individuals secretly detained and tortured by the CIA as part of the US’s war on terror has been published following new research by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and The Rendition Project. The analysis, which is summarised in our first quarterly report, reveals…