Reuel Marc Gerecht

Foundation for Defense of Democracies

Guest

Senior Fellow with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and contributing editor to the Weekly Standard; former fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and, before that, Middle East specialist with the CIA's Directorate of Operations; author (as Edwin Shirley, pseudonym used while CIA case officer) of Know Thine Enemy: A Spy's Journey into Revolutionary Iran

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Last week, Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee released a  400-page report  on what they called CIA "torture" of imprisoned suspects in the aftermath of September 11.

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Should prosecutions of CIA officials be on the table for the practices described in the Senate’s report on interrogations? Or did the agency act appropriately in a wartime setting?

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A year ago, six nations forged a temporary agreement with Iran to limit its nuclear program in exchange for a partial lifting of economic sanctions.

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