CIA Interrogations and the bin Laden Operation

Panelists talked about CIA interrogations and the role they played in the operation that killed Osama bin Laden. At issue is whether… read more

Panelists talked about CIA interrogations and the role they played in the operation that killed Osama bin Laden. At issue is whether the enhanced interrogation techniques employed during the Bush administration, which some consider torture, were the responsible in whole or part for the success of the operation. John Yoo, who helped craft the legal justifications for the George W. Bush-era interrogation practices while at the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, moderated. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • John Rizzo Acting General Counsel (Former) Central Intelligence Agency
  • Marc A. Thiessen Visiting Fellow American Enterprise Institute
  • Benjamin Wittes Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Governance Studies Program
  • John C. Yoo Visiting Fellow American Enterprise Institute
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CIA Interrogations and the bin Laden Operation

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 16, 2011
Last Aired:
May 22, 2011

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  • May 16, 2011 | 1:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 16, 2011 | 9:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 17, 2011 | 1:51am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 17, 2011 | 4:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 22, 2011 | 5:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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