Gina Haspel CIA Torture Cables Declassified

10 August 2018 — National Security Archive

National Security Archive Wins FOIA Lawsuit for Thailand Black Site Reports

Haspel described extended sessions of physical violence and waterboarding; CIA cables detail contract psychologists Mitchell and Jessen working for Haspel

National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 636

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Imperialism and the Politics of Torture By James Petras

16 December 2014 — James Petras

Author of The Politics of Empire

Introduction
The US Senate Report documenting CIA torture of alleged terrorist suspects raises a number of fundamental questions about the nature and operations of the State, the relationship and the responsibility of the Executive Branch and Congress to the vast secret police networks which span the globe – including the United States.

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