CIA Director John Brennan publicly disputed the findings of a Senate report on interrogation practices. It concluded that interrogation practices used by CIA after Sept. 11 were more abusive than previously thought and did not produce useful intelligence.
When we talk about the militant group that calls itself the Islamic State, we often hear officials and pundits say they un-Islamic. But religious and regional experts say the group does have an ideology that appeals to Muslim grievances, and if the U.S. fails to understand that ideology, it will fail in its fight to neutralize the group.
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