Bradley Klapper

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CIA battles Senate Democrats over torture report

Dec 11, 2014

CIA battles Senate Democrats over torture report

The CIA and several of its past leaders are stepping up a campaign to discredit a five-year Senate investigation into the CIA’s harrowing interrogation practices after 9/11, concerned that the historical record may define them as torturers instead of patriots and expose them to ...

Iraq isn't Syria: U.S. Congress gets on board this time

/ | Aug 13, 2014

Iraq isn't Syria: U.S. Congress gets on board this time

Little of the impassioned debate that fractured lawmakers last year over possible military intervention in Syria is happening now as American war planes strike extremist targets in Iraq.Almost a week into the Obama administration’s emergency action in northern Iraq, the campaign is attracting surprisingly ...