GAO recommends further improvements to help balance civilian and outside workforces.
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“Obviously, we don’t interrogate prisoners anymore,” says one Republican. “Now all we do is kill them.”
The CIA's enhanced interrogation techniques have been illegal since 2009, but interrogators are still permitted to use some controversial methods.
"The record does not support the study's inference that the agency misled others on the effectiveness of the program," said the former CIA chief, while acknowledging mistakes made.
Researchers say using technology to detect behavioral patterns could help federal managers screen out mischief-makers.
Expensive award to potentially underqualified firm raises eyebrows.
Special IG Sopko warns that corruption could derail U.S. effort to build Afghan self-sufficiency.
Leadership lessons from a career in the military.
CRomnibus package allows for increase, freezes congressional salaries.
The administration criticizes Senate proposals to authorize force, but won't offer a plan of its own.