Top Officials at Odds Over Whether to Withhold Some Details on Interrogation Tactics--The Obama administration is leaning toward keeping secret some graphic details of tactics allowed in Central Intelligence Agency interrogations, despite a push by some top officials to make the information public, according to people familiar with the discussions.Barack Obama
Leon Panetta, the CIA director, has been described by some officials as initially favoring release, then later pulling back from that view. Other officials say Mr. Panetta always favored releasing only legal outlines.
Making those details public, one official said, would make CIA officials disinclined to take any risks in the future.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
State Secrets: Obama's CIA Dilemma
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