Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA interrogations

Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA interrogations
CIA headquarters in Langley, Va. (Mark Wilson / Getty Images)
A Senate panel's report found that the CIA's secret detention and interrogation program lost track of captives, produced false confessions, fabricated information and produced no useful intelligence about imminent terrorist attacks. Among the other key findings: The spy agency kept lawmakers in the dark about some of its methods and actions and later intentionally misled its members.
Here is a collection of The Times' coverage.
CIA torture report not likely to result in reforms or prosecutions

A Senate committee report describing the CIA's torture of detainees and accusing the agency of lying to the White House may be the most detailed excavation of government officials' misconduct in years. Still, the prospect of major reforms, legislation, firings or criminal prosecutions is slim.

  • Nation Now
Q&A: Senate torture report opens political wounds

A primer about the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on CIA torture.

Polish ex-leaders confess complicity after CIA torture report

Poland's former president confirms that he allowed a CIA black site to operate in the country.

At CIA's 'Salt Pit' prison, torture reigned with little oversight

In CIA prison in Afghanistan known as 'Salt Pit,' a culture of torture reigned, often led by untrained and unsupervised officers.

CIA struggled to keep rationalizing brutal interrogations, report shows

The CIA used deception and more to rationalize interrogation techniques that some of its officials worried were illegal torture.

CIA torture report seen abroad as proof of U.S. human rights duplicity

Senate report on CIA interrogation excesses shows U.S. double standard on human rights, foreign analysts say

  • Editorial
Torture report: Our post-9/11 shame, in stomach-turning detail

The Senate Intelligence Committee report on U.S. torture of terrorism suspects reveals not only inhuman acts, but a cautionary tale.

  • Timeline
The history of the CIA detention and interrogation program

A timeline of the CIA's detention and interrogation program and its oversight provided by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. 

  • Op-Ed
Prosecute the torturers: It's the law

The Senate Intelligence Committee released a 499-page summary of a report that describes the brutal torture carried out by the U.S. government and its employees and agents. Such conduct is reprehensible, but it also is criminal. The only way to ensure that it does not happen again is to criminally prosecute those involved.

  • Op-Ed
Dianne Feinstein defends the torture report

Dianne Feinstein: It is time to publicly examine how our country ended up torturing people.

  • Nation Now
CIA torture report shows shifting rationales for brutal interrogations

One of the chief points of the Senate's report on the CIA's torture of prisoners at its secret detention camps is that the expressed justifications for the often brutal interrogations shifted depending on circumstances. A prime example is the case of a Pakistani man named Janat Gul.

Graphic report on CIA interrogations, torture released by Senate panel

The CIA’s brutal interrogations of terrorism suspects between 2002 and 2008 led to false confessions and fabricated information, produced no useful intelligence

  • Politics
Torture report: Excerpts, analysis and reactions to CIA brutality

Graphic details of the CIA's brutal interrogation program came to light Tuesday when the Senate Intelligence Committee released a 499-page executive summary of its report on the agency's practices. We've gathered excerpts, reactions and fallout from the document's controversial release.