Pop Star Lady Gaga paid a visit to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. The singer reportedly spent five hours in Assange’s refuge in west London. According to the Daily Mail, she had arrived at 7pm local time and it’s believed she had dinner with the 41-year-old Australian activist. Her visit […]
He’s already served the time, but lawyers Thursday argued to clear his name as onetime U.S. Army Sgt
The interrogation room inside the Victoria County Sheriff’s Office is sterile and cold. There’s a table in the middle, a one-way mirror and a hidden video camera that lets investigators watch suspects.
Wearing a Nashville School of Law T-shirt, Christopher Savoie walked into a second-floor police interrogation room.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday said his claim that enhanced interrogation techniques — including waterboarding — produced critical post-9/11 information was supported by a pair of intelligence reports released last week. “The enhanced interrogation techniques were absolutely essential in saving thousands of American lives,” he told “Fox News Sunday.” However, the two dossiers that were declassified at Cheney’s request do not disclose what kinds of techniques were used to elicit the intelligence. The only method occasionally cited by the reports is a routine one — using information from one detainee to gain details from another.
CIA interrogators threatened an al Qaeda prisoner with a gun and an electric drill to try to scare him into giving up information, according to a long-concealed inspector-general’s report due to be made public on Monday, sources familiar with the report confirmed to CNN. The gun and drill were used in two separate interrogation sessions against Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, one of the sources said
Mexican authorities on Saturday arrested four men in connection with last week’s shooting death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in San Diego County, California, Mexico’s state-run news agency Notimex reported. Mexican federal police identified the men as human smugglers, and said they were in the act of transporting 21 immigrants when they were detained in the northwest state of Baja California, Notimex said
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Sen. Carl Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, says former Vice President Dick Cheney is lying when he claims that classified CIA memos show that enhanced interrogation techniques like waterboarding worked.
A key Republican leader demanded Sunday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi produce evidence to back up her assertion that she was misled by the CIA on the use of so-called "enhanced interrogation techniques." Last week, Pelosi reiterated an earlier claim that she was briefed by the CIA on such techniques only once — in September 2002 — and that she was told at the time that the techniques were not being used. A recently released Justice Department memo, however, says the CIA used waterboarding at least 83 times in August 2002 in the interrogation of Abu Zubaydah, a suspected al Qaeda leader imprisoned at U.S. facilities in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba