Former FBI interrogator of al-Qaida leader says harsh methods didn’t work

Ex-FBI interrogator says harsh methods didn’t work

WASHINGTON — A former FBI interrogator who questioned al-Qaida prisoners testified Wednesday that the Bush administration falsely boasted of success from extreme techniques like waterboarding, when those methods were slow, unreliable and made an important witness stop talking.

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First Senate hearing on interrogation methods used on detainees quickly turns partisan

Senate holds first hearing on harsh interrogations

WASHINGTON — A congressional hearing on terrorism-era interrogation practices has opened with harsh partisan recriminations.

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Democrats race to hearings on interrogations memos that have put spotlight on House speaker

Democrats race to hearings on interrogation memos

WASHINGTON — Casting aside their president’s misgivings, Democrats are racing into hearings to criticize newly released Bush administration memos justifying harsh terrorism interrogations.

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Source: Draft Justice report says no charges should be filed in terrorist interrogation memos

Source: No charges seen over interrogation memos

WASHINGTON — Justice Department investigators say Bush administration lawyers who approved harsh interrogation techniques of terror suspects should not face criminal charges, according to a draft report that also recommends two of the three attorneys face possible professional sanctions.

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Source: Draft Justice report says no charges should be filed in terrorist interrogation memos

Source: No charges seen for terror memo writers

WASHINGTON — Justice Department investigators say Bush administration lawyers who approved harsh interrogation techniques of terror suspects should not face criminal charges, according to a draft report that also recommends two of the three attorneys face possible professional sanctions.

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Source: No criminal charges expected against Bush-era lawyers who wrote interrogation memos

Source: No charges likely over interrogation memos

WASHINGTON — Bush administration lawyers who approved harsh interrogation techniques of terror suspects should not face criminal charges, Justice Department investigators say in a draft report that recommends two of the three attorneys face possible professional sanctions.

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Source: No criminal charges expected against Bush-era lawyers who wrote torture memos

Source: No criminal case likely over torture memos

WASHINGTON — Justice Department officials have stopped short of recommending criminal charges against Bush administration lawyers who wrote secret memos approving harsh interrogation techniques of terror suspects. A person familiar with the inquiry, who spoke on condition of anonymity, says investigators recommended referring two of the three lawyers to state bar associations for possible disciplinary action. The person was not authorized to discuss the inquiry.

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Justice Dept’s probe of lawyers who wrote interrogation memos nears end

Probe wrapping up for interrogation memo lawyers

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is nearing the end of its probe into Bush administration lawyers who wrote secret memos approving harsh interrogation techniques.

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