Release of classified report on CIA torture will cause ‘violence and deaths’ overseas, intelligence officials warn

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Of course the release will also reveal the unjustifiable, inhumane and inappropriate behaviour of the U.S. Government.

National Post | News

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.

Republican Rep. Mike Rogers is regularly briefed on intelligence assessments. He told CNN’s “State of the Union” that U.S. intelligence agencies and foreign governments have said privately that the release of the report on CIA interrogations a decade ago will be used by extremists to incite violence that is likely to cost lives. The 480-page report, a summary of a still-classified 6,000-page study, is expected to be made public next week.

A U.S. intelligence official, who was not authorized to be quoted discussing classified intelligence assessments, said Congress had been warned “of the heightened potential that the release could stimulate a violent response.”

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2 thoughts on “Release of classified report on CIA torture will cause ‘violence and deaths’ overseas, intelligence officials warn

  1. northernstar

    I look forward to the report. The time is now to publish it. The time is now for those responsible for crimes be held accountable.

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  2. calgary411

    Just wondering — are the CIA’s post-9/11 *Enhanced* Interrogation Practices and the Intergovernmental Agreement for the *Enhanced* Exchange of Tax Information under the Canada-U.S. Tax Convention in any way related?

    Reply

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