April 16, 2010 — More than one-hundred pages of newly released documents from the US’s top intelligence branch are providing the clearest look yet at the CIA’s decision to destroy videotapes of detainee interrogation. The new documents show that Porter Goss, the then CIA chief, agreed with the decision to destroy the tapes, though they show he did not know of the destruction until after it occurred. They also reveal that almost immediately after the destruction, CIA officials worried they had done something wrong, if not illegal. Patty Culhane reports.
Emails show CIA destroyed interrogation tapes
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