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TASSC Holds First Job and Education Fair

TASSC Holds First Job and Education Fair

By Samson Tesfaye

Senate Panel Votes to Reveal Report ...

Senate Panel Votes to Reveal Report on C.I.A. Interrogations

WASHINGTON — The public will soon get its first look at a voluminous report on the C.I.A.’s detention and interrogation practices during the George W. Bush administration, after the Senate Intelligence Committee voted on Thursday to declassify key sections of it.

Senate's feud with CIA over ...

Senate's feud with CIA over torture report: sound and fury but few answers
• Senate committee will vote to declassify 6,300-page report
• White House would review process with spy agency's input

Spencer Ackerman in Washington (theguardian.com)

As a Senate committee moves to declassify a landmark report about the Central Intelligence Agency’s descent into torture, among the only certainties is that the public won’t see the vast majority of it.

Senate Report: Torture Didn't Lead to Bin Laden

Senate Report: Torture Didn't Lead to Bin Laden

By BRADLEY KLAPPER Associated Press

A Senate investigation concludes waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods provided no key evidence in the hunt for Osama bin Laden, according to congressional aides and outside experts familiar with a still-secret, 6,200-page report. The finding could deepen the worst rift in years between lawmakers and the CIA.