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CIA memo details procedures for breaking detainees

Sleep deprivation, "insult slaps," water dousing and "walling," or slamming a detainee's head against a wall, were techniques used by CIA interrogators to break high-value detainees, according to an agency memo.


Republicans Denounce 'Witch Hunt' of CIA

Attorney general's decision to probe alleged abuses of terrorist detainees draws sharp criticism, as leading Democrats largely applaud the action.


Justice Says CIA Destroyed 92 Tapes

Justice Department lawyers disclosed that the CIA destroyed 92 videotapes from the agency's detainee interrogation program, more than previously acknowledged.


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