President Barack Obama has decided to set up a new, elite terrorist interrogation team, but will limit the techniques it can employ to those already approved for military use — a restriction sure to chafe some who believe tougher tactics should be allowed against America’s most determined adversaries.
New Terror Interrogation Team at FBI: A Shift for Intelligence
Of all the elements of the new terrorism interrogation teams set up by President Barack Obama and announced this morning, among the most important is the fact it will be headquartered at the Federal Bureau of Investigation rather than at the rival Central Intelligence Agency.
- CIA memo on United States as ‘exporter of terrorism’ published by Wikileaks (telegraph.co.uk)
- AP Exclusive: Terrorist interrogation tapes found (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
- Wikileaks releases CIA ‘exporter of terrorism’ report (bbc.co.uk)