Senate Report on Interrogation Program – Executive Summary and Opposing Views

The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has finally released the executive summary of its report on the CIA interrogation program. The full document can be found at the bottom of this post. Just Security will continue to update this post with resources and links to analysis from diverse viewpoints on the web including and starting with:

1. Video of lawmakers’ remarks about the report from the Senate floor here

2. SSCI Minority Views can be found here

3. “Additional” SSCI Members’ views can be found here

4. CIA Director John Brennan’s statement on the report is here

5. The CIA’s fact sheet on the report is here

6. The CIA’s June 2013 response to the SSCI torture report

7. The response by a group of former CIA officials at the site:  ciasavedlives.com

8. Sen. John McCain’s (R-Ariz.) Senate floor statement on the report

9. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-S.C.) press release about the report

10. Joint statement on the report by Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (KY) and SSCI Ranking Member Saxby Chambliss (R-GA).

11. The Washington Post has a list of the 119 prisoners who were detained under the program

12. 20 key findings about the report from The Washington Post

13. Live coverage of the report at The Intercept

14. Live coverage at The Guardian

A sampling of previous Just Security posts on the SSCI report:

1. Meg Satterthwaite, The SSCI Report and the Right to the Truth about the CIA’s Secret Detention and Extraordinary Rendition Program (April 3, 2014)

2. Marty Lederman, “Techniques that I believe and I think any fair-minded person would believe were torture”: Redacted CIA report summary now in the hands of the SSCI–What next? (August 2, 2014)

3. Charles Mink, Guest Post: Torture and the SSCI Report (August 14, 2014)

4. Katherine Hawkins, Guest Post: Disappearing People and Disappearing the Evidence: The Deeper Significance of the SSCI Report (August 15, 2014)

5. John Reed, The Senate Torture Report Should Name Victims (December 3, 2014)

SSCI Torture Report

 

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