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CIA Enhanced Interrogation Program Exonerated…..AGAIN!
Flopping Aces ^ | 07-07-11 | Wordsmith

Posted on 07/07/2011 6:43:28 PM PDT by Starman417

Toward the end of last month, WaPo and other newspapers reported how the Department of Justice, after re-investigating 101 cases, found only 2 CIA-custody deaths that are still possibly worth pursuing as criminal cases. The Agency is relieved but still unsettled over the stress of criminal investigations being conducted (yet again) when they had tread carefully to insure that everything they were doing in the EIT program was legally covered.

“It’s good that he’s narrowed things down to two cases,” the former CIA official said. “On the other hand, he’s been looking at these cases for two years and all he can say is they need more investigating? It’s draining on people involved. On resources. We need some sort of finality.”

Human rights groups and the ACLU are disappointed and bewildered as to how the DoJ is refusing to prosecute any CIA personnel, let alone Bush & company, only bothering to pursue a look into "any unauthorized" interrogation techniques overseas- not the ones used and approved of in the CIA EIT program. After all, didn't President Obama and Holder call what the CIA did to detainees under the EIT program as constituting "torture"?

Former Bush-speech writer and torture denier (author of the book, Courting Disaster) Marc Thiessen explains what the real outrage should be over:

During the Bush administration, career prosecutors from the Eastern District of Virginia conducted an exhaustive inquiry into allegations of abuse in the CIA program and decided against prosecutions in all but one case (a CIA contractor, not in the official interrogation program, who was later convicted of assault). The prosecutors drafted “declination memos” explaining precisely why they decided not to pursue charges. Not only did Holder, a political appointee, overrule the decisions of these career prosecutors, according to The Post, “Before making his decision to reopen the cases, Holder did not read detailed memos that prosecutors drafted and placed in files to explain their decision to decline prosecutions” (emphasis added).

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TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: cia; eit; interrogation; terror

1 posted on 07/07/2011 6:43:33 PM PDT by Starman417
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We will certainly not be so easy with Holder ~ he, and his boss, and their running dog lackeys will not have a peaceful time once they leave office.

There are OVER 150 Mexican murders in which they are involved.

2 posted on 07/07/2011 6:50:09 PM PDT by muawiyah
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