Prisoner Abuse and National Security

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A lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union forced the Obama Administration to release a CIA Inspector General's report kept secret since 2004. Attorney General Eric Holder ordered a special prosecutor to investigate CIA interrogators who used abusive techniques described in the document. President Obama established a new, Interagency Interrogation Group led by the FBI.

Credits

Guests:
R. Jeffrey Smith - National Investigative Correspondent, Washington Post, Jane Mayer - New Yorker - @JaneMayerNYer, Tim Weiner - journalist and author - @TimWeinerAuthor, Amy Zegart - Associate Professor of Public Policy, UCLA

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Sonya Geis