Interrogators sometimes used harsh tactics not condoned by CIA
superiors or White House legal officials.
implemented another extreme method when at least five detainees were fed through their rectum.
Junior officers were tasked with oversight of detention facilities and untrained CIA
officers interrogated detainees unsupervised.
He said: "There was a surprising twoway influence between the CIA
and the James Bond novels during the Cold War, stemming from the mutual admiration between Allen Dulles and Ian Fleming.
Other noteworthy CIA
products that military professionals should be aware of are The World Fact Book, the CIA
's regularly published online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments, and unclassified extracts from CIA
's professional journal called Studies in Intelligence.
The same day as the raid in Abbottabad, the CIA
deputy director, Michael Morell, briefed the Senate Intelligence Committee, and two days later CIA
director Leon Panetta himself led a second such briefing.
3) The interrogations of CIA
detainees were brutal and far worse than the CIA
represented to policymakers
Insisting on anonymity, another scientist wryly described the difficulties of working within the confines of the CIA
To accomplish its expanded mission, the CIA
Unit significantly augmented its staff.
That the Forest Service was thus somehow linked to the CIA
December 2007: The New York Times reveals that the CIA
has destroyed dozens of videotapes of some of the CIA
's earliest interrogations that used waterboarding and other ''enhanced interrogation techniques'' on al-Qaida detainees.
"does not, as a rule, address spurious claims from terrorist groups," CIA
spokeswoman Jennifer Youngblood was quoted by the Washington Post Tuesday as saying.