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

Revelations about Central Intelligence Agency mistreatment of captive terrorism suspects spurred worldwide revulsion Tuesday and provided ammunition to foreign critics who accuse the United States of a double standard on human rights at home and abroad. Advance word of the report's graphic accounts of degrading and painful "enhanced interrogation techniques" prompted the U.S. government to warn its diplomatic and military personnel around the world to be on guard for violent anti-American backlashes. The report and the damning details revealed by Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on the floor of the Senate were received by...

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