Are The CIA’s Interrogation Tactics “Brutal?”


Parts of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA-enhanced interrogations read like the script of a blood-soaked horror movie. Interrogating terrorist suspects is clearly not an activity for the faint of heart, but the committee argues that in many cases, the CIA interrogation program descended into a kind of mindless brutality.

There are more than 130 references to “torture” in the repot…with water-boarding, sleep-deprivation and rectal feeding/hydration among just of few of those specified. Aaron discusses the more startling revelations getting the most attention in the wake of the report’s release.

ABC’s Aaron Katersky joined us from New York to discuss.

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