Thursday, September 25, 2008

And people tell me that government agencies don't try to hide anything

Forthcoming? Transparent? Not likely.

From Joby Warrick at the Washington Post: Top Officials Knew in 2002 of Harsh Interrogations.
Top White House officials were told in early 2002 about harsh measures used by the CIA to extract information from suspected al-Qaeda terrorists in the agency's secret prisons, according to an account given to congressional investigators by the office of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
Six years later, and we're just finding out how deep the conversations and knowledge went.

Sad. Very sad that this is where we are today.

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