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Monday, April 11, 2011

CIA Has Slashed Its Terrorism Interrogation Role

“Under Obama, the CIA has killed more people than it has captured, mainly through drone missile strikes in Pakistan’s tribal areas. At the same time, it has stopped trying to detain or interrogate suspects caught abroad, except those captured in Iraq and Afghanistan.

“The CIA is out of the detention and interrogation business,” said a U.S. official who is familiar with intelligence operations but was not authorized to speak publicly.” (L.A. Times)

Government is still in the war business, though.

FEE Timely Classic

War Is a Government Program” by David R. Henderson