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Republicans Use Bin Laden in Pre-Emptive Strike on CIA ‘Torture Report'

Posted on AllSides August 5th, 2014
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Senate Intelligence Committee Republicans are claiming that CIA harsh interrogation techniques were key to finding Osama bin Laden. It’s part of the senators’ larger critique of a soon-to-be-released report by the Democratic staff that will detail what President Obama said was “torture” of prisoners in CIA custody.

Former Bush-era CIA officials have argued in the past that the interrogations of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (KSM) and Abu Faraj al-Libbi led to the discovery of bin Laden in his compound in Pakistan. The White House and other officials, including former CIA Director...

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