April 11, 2014 2:23 pm -

The Senate found a pattern of deception by the CIA concerning with its description of harsh interrogation methods, also known as torture.

It concludes waterboarding and other enhanced interrogation techniques failed to produce valuable intelligence; the CIA misled the Bush administration, Congress and the public about the value of the brutal treatment; the agency employed unauthorized techniques on detainees and improperly detained others; and never properly evaluated its actions.

The reported findings are consistent with what senators have detailed about the investigation since its 2009 inception.

D.B. Hirsch
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