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The implications of the CIA destroying its torture tapes

Slate’s Emily Bazelton and Dahlia Lithwick break down exactly what was lost when the CIA lied about having taped the interrogations of top al-Qaeda detainees and then destroyed them in 2005.

Bruce Schneier notes that if the CIA destroyed the tapes, they must have been really bad, because such tapes are valuable from an intelligence perspective.

1 Comment

  1. What amazes me is the news about it got out at all.

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