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"That report came closer than any contemporary CIA document I have ever seen to conceding both that the agency tortured someone and that it was wrong to do so."


"Back in Virginia, an official commented that the "faked psychotic episode" signals that "base's efforts are getting to him." That adds to a portrait of the CIA's Office of Medical Services as an asset for the torture, not the check on it that the CIA has often described. "

Inducing a psychotic episode and then claiming it didn't exist was the point, was it not?


coulda just killed him and skipped the drama

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