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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - December 11, 2014

‘Unknowable’ If CIA Methods Elicited Useful Information, Agency’s Chief Says

by Krishnadev Calamur

CIA Director John Brennan takes questions during a news conference at agency headquarters.

CIA Director John Brennan defended his agency's actions after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and said while it is "unknowable" whether the CIA's enhanced interrogation techniques against terrorism suspects provided useful information, the agency did not mislead the Bush White House about its activities.



NPR - Illinois Public Media News - December 09, 2014

Live Blog: Report Says CIA Misled Senate, White House On Interrogation Program

By Eyder Peralta

The Office of the National Register for Secret State Information in Bucharest.

The CIA "provided inaccurate information to the White House, Congress, the Justice Department, the CIA inspector general, the media and the American public," about the interrogation techniques it used on terror suspects, a long-held Senate Intelligence Committee report finds.




NPR - Illinois Public Media News - December 02, 2014

Reports: Ashton Carter Emerges As Obama’s Top Pick For Secretary Of Defense

By Eyder Peralta

September file photo shows former Deputy Defense Secretary meeting with President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry

President Obama is likely to nominate Ashton Carter as his next secretary of defense, CNN, The Associated Press, The Washington Post and The New York Times are reporting.

Categories: Government, Military




AP - Illinois Public Media News - November 11, 2014

State Treasurer Trying to Reunite Veterans, Medals

By The Association Press

Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford says his office is trying to reunite veterans and their families with lost military medals, ribbons, dog tags and paperwork left in unclaimed safe-deposit boxes.  

Categories: Government, Military

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