Smoking Gun

Abby Zimet

Most notable revelations in the newly released Senate intelligence committee report on torture: the fact that Condoleezza Rice played a much larger role in approving torture than she has admitted; the steadfast refusal of the administration to heed multiple opposing views that torture was legally and morally unacceptable; the trail (at last) showing that "senior officials...redefined the law to create the appearance of their legality."

paper trail on abuse leads to top civilian leaders, and our report
connects the dots," said Carl Levin, committee chairman.



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