The Senate Intelligence Committee has released a scathing report on the CIA's post 9-11 tactics for interrogating prisoners, finding their practices brutal, ineffective and illegal. In response, six former CIA leaders bitterly attacked the report's findings as partisan and marred with errors. They say the tactics saved thousands of lives. We take up the debate.
Senate Releases Report Condemning CIA Interrogation Program
Josh Gerstein, senior White House reporter for Politico
Mark Danner, professor of journalism, politics and English at UC Berkeley and author of "Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib and the War on Terror"
Steven Groves, Bernard and Barbara Lomas senior research fellow at The Heritage Foundation
Dixon Osburn, executive director of the Center for Justice and Accountability and an adjunct fellow with the American Security Project
Glenn Sulmasy, professor of national security law at the University of Connecticut School of Law and fellow in homeland security and national security law at the Center for National Policy in Washington