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ISIS Used Predatory Tools And Tactics To Convince U.S. Teens To Join

It began with messages sent through an anonymous app. Slowly, the Denver-area girls were lured in, until one day they weren't at school. One girl's dad quickly realized why: They were flying to Syria.
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Journalist: 'Torture Report' Shows CIA's Failure To Police Itself

Audie Cornish speaks with journalist Jane Mayer, author of The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War in Terror Turned into a War on American Interests.
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Former Interrogator Says CIA's Techniques Amounted To Torture

Robert Siegel talks to Tony Camerino, author of How to Break a Terrorist. A former military interrogator, he is a strong opponent of the techniques detailed in the so-called torture report.
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French Hostage Released After Being Held For 3 Years By Al-Qaida

France has now obtained the release of all known French hostages being held by militants, but critics say there are questions about whether governments should negotiate with hostage-takers.
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Former Congressman: Enhanced Interrogation Techniques Can Be Valuable

Robert Siegel talks to Peter "Pete" Hoekstra, who was chair of the House Intelligence Committee from 2004-2007. He talks about the Senate Intelligence Committee's so-called torture report and talks about what he knew of the offenses at the time, and what he thinks of the report today.
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White House Tiptoes Around Usefulness Of Brutal Interrogation Tactics

The White House is defending its CIA director but is punting on his assertion that the controversial Bush-era interrogation program saved lives.
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State Department Feared Torture Report Would Spark Fury. Where Is It?

The U.S. beefed up security at embassies ahead of the CIA interrogation report's release in anticipation of a violent reaction. But around the globe, the response was relatively muted.
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Ex-CIA Lawyer Says No One Was Misled On Torture, Abuses Were Reported

John Rizzo, who spent six years as acting general counsel for the CIA, says that while he believes intelligence gains justified the agency's interrogations, he understands those who feel otherwise.
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Report Reveals Deeply Misguided Interrogation Tactics, Feinstein Says

The Senate's "torture report" finds that the CIA conducted brutal interrogations of detainees in the years after 9/11, misled elected leaders, and got little useful information from the harsh tactics.
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Former Deputy CIA Director Says 'Torture Report' Misses The Point

Audie Cornish talks to former Deputy CIA Director John McLaughlin about his objections to the Senate Intelligence Committee's so-called torture report.

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