The US Used to Torture People. We’re About to Learn Just How Bad It Got.
The Senate intelligence committee is expected to release a report on the CIA’s torture program Tuesday morning.
[The Guardian / Spencer Ackerman]
“The report … describes how senior al Qaeda operative Abdel Rahman al Nashiri, suspected mastermind of the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole, was threatened by his interrogators with a buzzing power drill.”
[Reuters / Mark Hosenball and Jeff Mason]
“The report documents how at least one detainee was sexually threatened with a broomstick.”