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Judicial Watch Reveals Details Of CIA Interrogation Memorandum

March 17, 2010 by  

Judicial Watch reveals details of CIA interrogation memorandum Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, has announced it has received a top secret memorandum from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) that appears to detail the extent of congressional knowledge about alleged torture of foreign terrorist suspects in United States custody.

The memo is said to include a report of a House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence closed hearing, conducted in July 2004, regarding the subject of enhanced interrogation techniques.

The organization has released several excerpts from the hearing, including a summary of testimony by a Department of Defense official who reportedly asserted that “interrogation is a critically valuable tool, and … the most [important] factor in the capture of Saddam Hussein.”

Another top official was quoted as saying that methods such as diet and sleep “management,” as well as “segregation,” are among the most important techniques that were—or were planned to be—employed at that time.

After the memo was made public last week, Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton said it proved what the group had long suspected, namely that intelligence officials repeatedly informed members of Congress that enhanced interrogation techniques were effective.

“We are now beginning to get a very clear picture of what members of Congress knew and when they knew it,” he added.
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  • Stephanie Casdorph

    The “corrupt in Washington”!? There isn’t a NON-Corrupt person IN Washington. The only way to “go after” them is in November – VOTE THEM OUT!

  • http://www.americairemember.com angel-wanna-be

    “Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption”__I’d say now, turn around and look over your shoulder, there’s enough corruption in Washington, to make Capone wince!

    • http://personallibertydigest tina

      from the top down,they all need to be removed now,tried with maximum penalties applied=RESIGN!

  • DaveH

    Surprise, Surprise, Nancy Pelosi is a Liar. Yawn.

    • Palin12

      What do expect from someone who consumes $100,000 worth of booze over a mere 2 year period of time (at taxpayer expense)?

      • DaveH

        I could tell you what I really think of Nancy, but the website would censor it.

        • Joe H.

          DaveH,
          Maybe she just can’t remember! Afterall with as pickled a brain as she has to have, it very well could be!!!! My gosh, pickled and stretched, what a combination in one person!!!

  • Robin from Arcadia, IN

    It’s about time!

    Now go after the corrupt in Washington!

  • http://victorbarney@embarqmail.com Victor L Barney

    If they (corrupt government officials) can not be tried and jailed and forgo all their endless life-long benefits(as we would have to in the same manner of law); it’s too late to save this Republic!

  • thefedupamerican

    Oh dear Nancy, Nancy…you lied to Americans….multiple times… with a straight face. (Or is it that you’ve repeated your lies so often that you actually believe them?) Where is Joe Wilson when you need him? http://www.thefedupamerican.com

  • Warrior

    If anyone saw the picture floating around the internet last week of congress in session with their laptops open and a few of the screens had card games on them. It’s no wonder nobody can remember what was said.

  • Pat R

    That straight face is permanently glued on! That’s the only way she can cover her constant “SNARL”!
    The LA earthquake that is looming over part of CA may just be God”s punishment to the politicians that are hell-bent on destroying America for their own selfish greed!
    They may take our freedom away from us the patriotic freedom loving citizens; but they may loose everything material that they have.
    God’s Wrath
    God bless America again!

  • Bill M

    Impeachement from the Top down.
    They refuse to do the will of the PEOPLE

    Why let this self serving groupe do any more damage to this great
    Nation.
    Use the very Document they seam to DETEST to Hammer them with.

    They continue to lie everyday on most all topics.

    Ms Polose and the President have trouble in remembering what they have said and they just flat LIE about things. In my book a knowing 1/2 truth is still a LIE>

    They have stolen MORE MONEY than they can ever spend.

    They lack the wisdom to realize that the down fall of the USA will
    let the Airab would enter into a war of total world destruction.
    Iran wants the nuke to RULE the Muslim word with first then the
    world. They keep us off guard with Iseral

    I am 62 and I would gadly pick up arms to defend this country from our enimies with in.

    May God Bless the USA

  • Joe H.

    Robin,
    I wonder what it’s going to be like without a government in Washington. You did say go after all the corrupt, didn’t you????

  • Joe H.

    Pat,
    are you kidding??? her skin is so stretched over her skull that if you removed it, it would be like deflating a balloon!!!

  • http://myronjpoltroonian.blogspot.com Myron J. Poltroonian

    Sir, Within or without. It doesn’t matter. That oath I took on June 26, 1959, had no expiration date: “To preserve, defend and protect the constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic” had no expiration date – expressed or implied. And I recognize none.

  • Doc Sarvis

    I think you folks thought that you had logged onto the PersonalAttacks.com web site. this is PersonalLiberty.com.

  • Larry H.

    How about passing a law that any Congressperson convicted of bribery, giving or accepting, loose all pension rights, health care, and any other benefits given to them. It could be extended to other criminal convictions also.

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