The Senate Intelligence Committee spent five years looking at more than six-million pages of CIA documents. The report today is a scathing review of the interrogation techniques used after 9/11. It concludes the methods of torture were far more extensive than previously known, more brutal than officials had said and it found the techniques did not work. Barbara Starr breaks down some of the report's grisly details.
Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin looked at the report and pointed out that America never tortured enemies of previous wars like Nazis or Viet Cong like this. It was part of a discussion that also included Col. Morris Davis. a former Chief Prosecutor for Terrorism Trials at Guantanamo Bay and CNN National Security Analyst Peter Bergen.
Pat Lynch is the President of New York City's Patrolmen's Benevolent Association. He spoke to Anderson at length about the Eric Garner case. He criticized comments from Mayor Bill de Blasio, denied that Officer Daniel Pantaleo's takedown maneuver was a chokehold and questioned the Medical Examiner's report on Mr. Garner's death. There was not enough time in tonight's show for the full conversation, but you can watch it here.
Part two of the interview includes Pay Lynch discussing Officer Pantaleo's feelings about the situation.
After Prince William met with President Obama today, he flew to New York City on a commercial flight. Anderson also happened to be on the same plane. He discussed with Max Foster what happened when it became clear the crew was preparing for a royal passenger.
The fact that police officers in Ferguson and New York have not been indicted for killing unarmed men has caused outrage across the country. It is not entirely clear how many people have been killed by police, but what is clear is that officers are rarely charged in these types of cases. Drew Griffin investigates.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is a former NYPD Captain. Anderson spoke with him about whether police should be investigated by local prosecutors.
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