CIA Classification Practices Challenged
The Central Intelligence Agency has improperly classified and withheld from release at least five categories of information related to its post-9/11 rendition, detention and interrogation program, according to a detailed complaint filed by Openthegovernment.org with the Information Security Oversight Office.
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Phi Beta Iota: There are strong signs that a massive global backlash is on the verge of breaking the power of evil as it has been incarnate in corrupt governments and secrecy enabling financial fraud as well as crimes against humanity. We believe America needs intelligence (and counterintelligence) with integrity — anything less is a betrayal of the public trust.
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Berto Jongman: UN Report – USA Tops in Torture & Police Violence
CounterPunch: Henry Giroux on US Moral Paralysis – Torture and the Violence of Organized Forgetting
Dolphin: REPLAY of Exclusive on CIA Psychologist’s Notes on Bush Torture Program as Human Experimentation
Eagle: European Court Convicts CIA of Rendition, Torture & Sodomy — Many More Cases Starting to Come Together Against CIA
Eagle: Report calls for prosecution of top government officials for acts of torture
Michael Kearns: Recommended Book “Why Torture Doesn’t Work: The Neuroscience of Interrogation”
Mini-Me: Italian Court Confirms Convictions of CIA Personnel for Rendition & Torture – Way Now Clear for Formal Extradition Request
Mongoose: American Psychological Association Pandered to DoD, Threw Ethics Aside to Validate Torture UPDATE 1
Mongoose: CIA Directors = Torture As Treason
Mongoose: YouTube (11:56) John Kiriakou, CIA Whistleblower on CIA Torture
Philip Giraldi: The CIA’s Torture Defenders
Review (Guest): Broken! A true story of terror, torture, and treason, in fictional form to avoid legal retaliation against those who were there
Reference: Council of Europe on Abuse of State Secrecy — the Beginning of Global Push-Back on CIA Rendition, Torture, and Assassination–JSOG Next
Review: Rebuttal – CIA “Leaders” Double-Down on Lies
Robert Parry: US Intel Vets Slam CIA Use of Torture and New Book “Rebuttal” That Repeats Prior Lies by CIA “Leaders” — Robert Steele Comments
Robert Steele: Secret Torture versus Open Source Intelligence
SchwartzReport: 20 Key Findings on CIA Torture — Should President Fire DNI, USDI, and D/CIA?
Steven Aftergood: CIA Torture Report – Oversight, But No Remedies Yet — With Strong PBI Comment
Steven Aftergood: Keeping Secrets from Congress — and Report on CIA’s Global (54 Country) Rendition and Torture Program
Tikkun Rabbi Michael Lerner: Obama Suppressing 6,000-Page Report on CIA Torture Adopted by Senate Intelligence Committee
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