December 12th, 2014
08:47 PM ET

Fmr. FBI interrogator Ali Soufan: Torture doesn't work

Following the released of the CIA torture report, what interrogators actually learned from using "enhanced interrogation techniques". The Democrats on the Senate intelligence committee claim the interrogation methods didn't even work.

Michael Mukasey: Waterboarding is not torture

In interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, Ali Soufan, who was one of the first people to interrogate the first high-profile al Qaeda terror suspect captured after the 9/11 attacks says Abu Zubaydah gave him actionable intelligence in the first hour of his interrogation.

Filed under: CIA • News • Torture Report
December 11th, 2014
09:24 PM ET

Michael Mukasey: Waterboarding is not torture

CIA Director John Brennan on Thursday defended the agency's harsh interrogation techniques, saying they provided "useful" information to authorities, including in the raid that led to the death of Osama bin Laden. But he said it is "unknowable" what information could specifically be attributed to those techniques.

OutFront, Michael Mukasey served as attorney general under President George W. Bush from 2007 through the end of his presidency. Mr. Mukasey opened an investigation into the CIA's destruction of the interrogation tapes of detainees captured after the 9/11 attacks. That investigation later expanded under Attorney General Eric Holder into a larger probe of the interrogation program and whether individuals should be charged with the crime of torture.

Filed under: CIA • News • Torture Report