CIA techniques report draws mixed reviews | Baptist Press

Baptist PressWASHINGTON (BP) — Southern Baptist ethics commentators greeted a new report on interrogation of detainees by the Central Intelligence Agency with mixed reviews, some criticizing the report’s approach while others either condemned or supported the government entity’s practices.

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released Dec. 9 a 525-page report sharply criticizing the detention and interrogation program the CIA operated for more than seven years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C.

Among its findings, the committee said the intelligence agency’s interrogations of suspected terrorists were “brutal and far worse” than it had disclosed and conditions for the detainees were “harsher” than it had revealed. Continue reading →

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