Congress and the CIA Clash Over Counter-Terrorism Report

The Senate Intelligence Committee, under Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein launched a sweeping investigation of counter-terrorism practices such as waterboarding. The Senate Intelligence Committee, under Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein launched a sweeping investigation of counter-terrorism practices such as waterboarding. J. Scott Applewhite/AP

A classified report being composed by the Senate Intelligence Committee concerning the CIA's counter-terrorism practices has been continually disputed by the agency. Reuter reports that the intelligence agency disputes a draft approved by the committee last year, which runs thousands of pages and has not been made public.

The committee, under Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein launched a sweeping investigation of counter-terrorism practices such as waterboarding, but CIA officials apparently complained that researchers failed to interview key people, drawing the objectivity of the report into question. The committee hopes to have an updated version soon.

Dec. 13 marks the one-year anniversary of the committee's adoption of the report, which has not been released to the public. 

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