Holder to Appoint Prosecutor to Investigate CIA Terror Interrogations + CIA Inspector General Report

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By Carrie Johnson
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, August 24, 2009; 2:23 PM

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. has decided to appoint a prosecutor to examine nearly a dozen cases in which CIA interrogators and contractors may have violated anti-torture laws and other statutes when they allegedly threatened terrorism suspects, according to two sources familiar with the move.

Holder is poised to name John Durham, a career Justice Department prosecutor from Connecticut, to lead the inquiry, according to the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the process is not complete.

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via Holder to Appoint Prosecutor to Investigate CIA Terror Interrogations – washingtonpost.com

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CIA Inspector General Report (PDF)

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