Torture Report: CIA Director John Brennan Defends Agency

Torture Report: CIA Director John Brennan Defends AgencyCentral Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan today addressed the revelations contained in a comprehensive report released this week about the agency’s use of enhanced interrogation methods from 2002 to 2009, calling some of the techniques “abhorrent” but defending the program overall.The report, written over five years by the Democratic members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, accused the CIA of using unauthorized interrogation techniques to extract information from detainees, including using power drills, mock executions, forced-feeding and threats against their families. …

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