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In memoir, Bush defends waterboarding, admits mistakesupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 10:34:00

After staying largely mum on the political scene since leaving office almost two years ago, former President George W. Bush will reveal his thoughts on the most historic -- and controversial -- parts of his presidency with the release of his memoir Tuesday.

Bush defends waterboardingupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 10:34:00

Former President George W. Bush talks with NBC's Matt Lauer about the highs and lows of his terms.

Bush on waterboarding: 'Damn right'updated: Sat Nov 06 2010 08:53:00

Former President George W. Bush has stayed out of politics since he left the White House and, except for his own career, he largely keeps the subject at arm's length in his new memoir, "Decision Points."

Did Bush consider dumping Cheney?updated: Sat Nov 06 2010 08:53:00

A former President Bush adviser comments on reports that Bush considered replacing Dick Cheney in 2004.

Source: Rediscovered videotapes show 9/11 suspect being questionedupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 23:38:00

Two videos and an audiotape of a terrorism interrogation that were found by the CIA in 2007 show September 11 suspect Ramzi Bin al-Shibh, a knowledgeable U.S. source told CNN on Tuesday.

9/11 suspect grilled on tapeupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 23:38:00

Rediscovered videotapes show 9/11 suspect Ramzi Bin al-Shibh being questioned. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

Destruction of CIA tapes sparked concernsupdated: Fri Apr 16 2010 11:25:00

The destruction of nearly 100 videotapes showing the harsh interrogation of two al Qaeda detainees in 2005 triggered concerns within the CIA over whether it was adequately cleared, according to newly released documents.

Former CIA spy speaks out in new book about war on terrorupdated: Tue Mar 16 2010 20:09:00

Just months after the 9/11 attacks, the United States appeared to have its biggest catch in the newly launched war on terror.

Reflections of a spyupdated: Tue Mar 16 2010 20:09:00

Former CIA operative John Kiriakou talks to CNN's Jeanne Meserve about his spy days and terror suspect Abu Zubaydah.

Commentary: Cheney wrong on interrogationsupdated: Mon Aug 31 2009 11:21:00

Former Vice President Dick Cheney said in an interview Friday that just-released CIA documents demonstrate the effectiveness of coercive interrogation techniques.

Analysis: Dick Cheney's claims reopen 'waterboarding' debateupdated: Mon Aug 31 2009 11:19:00

Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday said his claim that enhanced interrogation techniques -- including waterboarding -- produced critical post-9/11 information was supported by a pair of intelligence reports released last week.

Gitmo detainees said abuse sparked lies, transcripts revealupdated: Thu Jun 18 2009 17:07:00

Accused terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay complained of abuse that they said led them to tell their CIA interrogators lies, according to sections of U.S. government transcripts made public on Monday.

GOP hammers House Speakerupdated: Mon May 18 2009 21:54:00

Rep. Peter Hoekstra adds to the criticism of Nancy Pelosi and whether she knew waterboarding was being used.

GOP leader: Pelosi should show proof or apologizeupdated: Sun May 17 2009 12:44:00

A key Republican leader demanded Sunday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi produce evidence to back up her assertion that she was misled by the CIA on the use of so-called "enhanced interrogation techniques."

Gingrich: 'Absolute obligation' to investigate Pelosiupdated: Fri May 15 2009 18:37:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is engaging in a "despicable, dishonest and vicious political effort" to withhold what she knew about the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques, former Speaker Newt Gingrich said Friday.

Pelosi accuses CIA of liesupdated: Fri May 15 2009 18:37:00

Anderson Cooper talks with a panel about Rep. Nancy Pelosi accusing the CIA of misleading Congress on waterboarding.

'Enhanced interrogations' don't work, ex-FBI agent tells panelupdated: Thu May 14 2009 10:15:00

The contentious debate over so-called enhanced interrogation techniques took center stage Wednesday on Capitol Hill as a former FBI agent involved in the questioning of terror suspects testified that such tactics -- including waterboarding -- are ineffective.

Is prosecution in order?updated: Thu May 14 2009 10:15:00

Analysts testify before the Democratic-led Senate Judiciary Committee about interrogation memos.

Rice defends Bush policyupdated: Fri May 08 2009 16:43:00

Condoleezza Rice is asked about prisoner treatment by a fourth grader. CNN's Elaine Quijano reports.

CIA says Pelosi knew about waterboarding; she says noupdated: Fri May 08 2009 16:43:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is disputing a CIA account sent to Congress that raises questions about her insistence she was never told explicitly that waterboarding had been used on terrorist suspects.

Senate report: Rice, Cheney OK'd CIA use of waterboardingupdated: Thu Apr 23 2009 16:44:00

Top Bush administration officials gave the CIA approval to use waterboarding, a controversial interrogation technique, as early as 2002, a Senate intelligence report shows.

Memo: Two al Qaeda leaders waterboarded 266 timesupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 10:26:00

CIA interrogators used waterboarding at least 266 times on two top al Qaeda suspects, according to a Bush-era Justice Department memo released by the Obama administration.

2002 memo: Had to be intent to inflict 'severe pain' to be tortureupdated: Fri Apr 17 2009 15:59:00

Interrogation tactics such as waterboarding, sleep deprivation and slapping did not violate laws against torture when there was no intent to cause severe pain, according to a Bush-era memo on the tactics released Thursday.

Terror detainee falsely held, lawyers sayupdated: Mon Mar 17 2008 18:31:00

Lawyers for one of the administration's most prized detainees in the war on terror are challenging their client's detention as unlawful -- contending he was never a member of al Qaeda and never tried to harm Americans.

Source: Immunity sought in CIA caseupdated: Wed Jan 09 2008 23:28:00

The former head of the Central Intelligence Agency's covert service whom sources say ordered the destruction of videotapes has requested immunity before testifying on Capitol Hill next week, a congressional source familiar with the negotiations told CNN.

Letter: Democrat told CIA not to destroy interrogation tapesupdated: Thu Jan 03 2008 17:52:00

The then-senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee urged the CIA in 2003 not to destroy videotapes it had made of the interrogations of terrorist detainees, according to the newly declassified letter.

Justice Department to investigate destruction of CIA tapesupdated: Wed Jan 02 2008 19:15:00

Federal prosecutors will investigate the destruction of CIA videotapes showing agents interrogating terrorism suspects, Attorney General Michael Mukasey said Wednesday.

Destroying CIA tapes didn't violate order, administration saysupdated: Fri Dec 21 2007 14:28:00

The Bush administration argued Friday that the CIA's destruction of videotapes that showed the interrogations of two al Qaeda suspects did not violate a court order because the suspects were not at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Bush: No comment on tapesupdated: Fri Dec 21 2007 14:28:00

President Bush said he would not comment on the destruction of CIA interrogation tapes until ongoing investigations are completed.

Judge orders hearing on destroyed CIA videotapesupdated: Wed Dec 19 2007 05:39:00

A federal judge has ordered the Bush administration to appear in court Friday to answer allegations that it defied his demand to preserve evidence that may have included CIA interrogation videos of terrorist suspects in U.S. custody. Probing the CIA Tapes -- Carefully updated: Thu Dec 13 2007 02:15:00

Analysis: Despite the furor over destroyed interrogation tapes, Congress's track record on torture does not bode well for a hard-hitting investigation The Destroyed Tapes: A Boon for Conspiracy Theoristsupdated: Fri Dec 07 2007 13:00:00

Erasing interrogation tapes, says Robert Baer, will only fuel suspicion that the CIA is hiding something about September 11

Inside the Jihadupdated: Thu Nov 16 2006 19:53:00

The first thing you learn about Omar Nasiri is that even his name is an alias.

The book behind the bombshellupdated: Tue Jan 03 2006 16:06:00

In the abstruse world of espionage, it's not always easy to know when you are in on a secret. So when intelligence sources approached New York Times reporter James Risen in late 2004 with evidence that the Bush Administration was running a covert domestic-spying program, Risen says he "wasn't sure what to believe." As Risen and Times colleague Eric Lichtblau looked into the story, more whistle-blowers came forward, convincing the reporters that the eavesdropping claims were credible. At that point Risen asked a few "very senior" government officials what they knew about the spying program. "They would look at me with these blank expressions, and say, 'No--that can't be going on,'" Risen told TIME. That's when Risen knew he was sitting on a major scoop.

Pentagon IDs suspected terror accompliceupdated: Fri Dec 09 2005 07:00:00

The Pentagon recently filed court papers identifying a 27-year-old Ethiopian national as an accomplice of terror suspect Jose Padilla.

Man charged in terrorism probeupdated: Fri Jun 25 2004 19:51:00

A man who is acquainted with alleged terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and an "all-star cast of terrorists" has been charged with lying to counterterrorism investigators, a senior Justice Department official said Friday.

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