December 9 2021 — On December 9 2014, a U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee report revealed that the CIA’s interrogation of terror suspects after the September 11 2001 attacks was more brutal than it told the White House or public. The “CIA torture report” concluded that these CIA tactics were “deeply flawed.” Follow us on Twitter: @INTEL_TODAY
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After the release of the Report, CIA director John Brennan said that the CIA “did a lot of things right” in a time when there were “no easy answers”.
“I have already stated that our reviews indicate that the detention and interrogation program produced useful intelligence that helped the United States thwart attack plans, capture terrorists and save lives,” Brennan said.
In truth, the 6,700-page report concluded that the CIA torture program had produced no intelligence whatsoever.
The Report is a 2019 American drama film written and directed by Scott Z. Burns and starring Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Ted Levine, Michael C. Hall, Tim Blake Nelson, Corey Stoll, Maura Tierney and Jon Hamm.
The plot follows staffer Daniel J. Jones and the Senate Intelligence Committee as they investigate the CIA’s use of torture following the September 11 attacks.
It covers more than a decade’s worth of real-life political intrigue, exploring and compacting Jones’s report.
The Report had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 26, 2019 and was theatrically released in the United States on November 15, 2019 by Amazon Studios, before streaming on Amazon Prime beginning November 29, 2019.
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On This Day — US Senate report calls CIA torture tactics “deeply flawed” (December 9 2014)