Congressional Report Tackles 'Need to Know' U.S. Protocol

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Colin Powell

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Anyone who has ever worked for the federal government or served in the military knows that all information is kept on a ‘need to know’ basis, its standard protocol. 

A new 6,300 page congressional report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation practices after freedom was lost in America says that the covert agency didn’t inform the then secretary of state and some U.S. ambassadors about interrogation techniques that were labeled ‘harsh’. 

After the 911 destruction of the twin towers in lower Manhattan, terrorist suspects were subjected to torture at the hands of U.S. officials and the new report is expected to draw sharp criticism from idealistic American justice-minded groups. 

General Colin Powell the secretary of state at the time was not initially told about the abuses at CIA blacksites and prisons that housed terror suspects, where torture allegedly occurred

The President of the U.S. Barack Obama has not yet commented on the report, but is expected to glean talking points from the CIA or other federal institution whose job it is to protect said institution. 

A summary of the report is expected to be made public in the upcoming weeks, pundits expect the report to suffer some edits by the clandestine group but will conclude the CIA used unlawful techniques on suspects and withheld information from the Justice Department and congress about the aggressive information gathering techniques.

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 This is the classic case of the right hand don't know what the left hand is doing.. I guess he now know how it feels to be an American.

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