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>> the c.i.a. program was far more brutal than people were led to believe. >> from extreme sleep depravation to waterboarding, and technique and what the c.i.a. did to cover them up. but some say the report is politically motivated. >> i think what it does for the u.s. government is endanger every one of our people overseas. >> one of our most high profile subjects was also one of the most harshly treated.
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iraq is pushing for more airstrikes and weapons to help in the fight against isil. >> this is al jazeera america. live from new york city. i'm tony harris. bombshell disclosures in the release of a senate intelligence report about the c.i.a.'s interrogation techniques. the report said that the c.i.a. hid the scope and brutality of the tactics that it used to credit detainees. it details how enhanced interrogation techniques were not helpful in recovering information about attacks. >> tony, the report is withering in its criticism of the cruelty of the enhancedter gas station technique and their lack of
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effectiveness and it describes an agency that misled the white house and congress along the way. >> it shows that the c.i.a.'s actions a decade ago are a stain on our value and on our history. >> reporter: the reports summary runs more than 500 pages and offers explosive new allegations of cruelty and cover ups by the c.i.a. five years in the making by democratic staffers on the senate intelligence committee the report says that the c.i.a.'s enhanced interrogation techniques were not effective, that the c.i.a. misled both the public and policymakers about the program's effectiveness. management of the program was inadequate and deeply flawed and the interrogation techniques used were far more brutal than the c.i.a. admitted 37 those techniques used in the post 9/11 era by the bush administration and called torture by obama and other
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critics. >> president obama closed down the program when he came to office and said in a statement that these techniques did significant damage to america's standing in the world and made it harder to pursue our credit with allies and partners. administration officials say that they spent months prepare forgive potential threats that might come in reaction to the report, increasing security at embassies and putting military bases on alert. republicans on capitol hill criticized the timing. as several of my colleagues pointed out, it has endangered the working relationship we've with with a variety of different
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countries. in short, it was a big step in the wrong direction. >> reporter: but senator john mccain a survivor of torture during the vietnam war, split with members of his party. >> i have always said that this question is not about enemies, it's about us. it's about who we were, who we are. and who we aspire to be. it's about how we represent ourselves to the world. >> congress has no legislation planned in response to the reports findings. but it's authors say detailing actions taken on behalf of the u.s. government is a step forward. senator feinstein said that the goal of issuing this report is to make sure that this never happens again, tony. meanwhile, the fbi and department of homeland security has issued an alert today. the state and local law enforcement warning of extremist
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activity here on the home front in reaction to this report. they said it's not because of a specific threat they're still urging vigilance. >> libby, appreciate it. thank you. the report provides specific details about some of the brutal techniques used to obtain information from high value detainees. jamie mcintyre has more from washington for us. >> the c.i.a. has said when questioning terror subjects in the wake of september 11th, it began with an opened non-threatening approach using the least coercive methods and graduating to more coercive methods as necessary. interrogators quickly became enaimerred with technique and even as the evidence mounted they were not all that effective. the reports shed light on the aggressive techniques of the c.i.a. high targets.
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>> they were deprived of days, up to a week with no sleep. usually in stand organize stress positions. at times with their hands tied together over their heads, chained to the ceiling. >> take for example mohammed. he was forced to stand you without sleep for hours and sub jacketed to rectal rehydration as a means of control. another prisoner was repeatedly slammed against the wall. denied sleep, kept naked and water-boarded more than 80
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times. the report describes that waterboarding as physically harmful, inducing vomiting. a former fbi special agent has told al jazeera what the senate intelligence committee confirms, that they never gave up much beyond what was already gleaned from previousber ga gas previous interrogations. >> the information we received was before waterboarding, and without the use of that controversial technique. >> the report details similar treatment for five detainees sub jacketed to rectal rehighdation, rectal feeding, some forced to endure ice wate waterbaths or they would be killed. onif you boil it down to the
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essential questions, it boils down to two: did the u.s. engage in torture. on that count the report suggests yes, it did. then the question is did it make the u.s. any safer? on that count the report comes down on the side of no, it did not. >> jamie mcintyre reporting for us. now earlier today al jazeera spoke with a former prisoner in afghanistan and once a guantanamo bay prisoner in cuba. he wrote a book called "enemy combatant." he talked about how no one is expected to be prosecuted for their role in the interrogation program. >> unless there is severe impairment, death, then it's not torture. and the most senior legal advisers have been arguing this case. when president obama came to power and said we would no longer torture, and then he said
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they would be immunity for people who did these crimes. you can't imagine the president of the most powerful country in the world would say this about any other crime, that we would offer immunity to people who were carrying out torture. >> the u.n.'s top counter terrorism expert. >> reporter: the u.n. for counter terrorism and human rights ben emerson has issued a damming statement saying those who have perpetrating crimes should be brought to justice, and so should those who ordered them. they said the u.s. has a duty because it signed two treaties, the u.n. convention on torture and the u.n. conventioned on enforced disappearances. human rights activists say that it should be possible for the court to look at these cases.
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>> in respect of states that are signatories or members being a signatory, that could mean potentially jurisdiction for the icc if the gravity threshold and exercise of jurisdiction were met. >> the chief prosecutor of the international criminal court has already started a preliminary investigation into interrogations into afghanistan. now none of the countries in the report are listed. all of the names are redacted. many believe afghanistan is one of the places referred to. afghanistan is a signatory of the international criminal court. while they're very unlikely to be cases in the u.s. courts, international criminal action is still a possibility. >> james bays for us. contributor lindsay moran spoke with al jazeera earlier today. she shared her reaction to the interrogation report. >> i think the reason that the agency higher ups are objecting
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to the release of this report is not because they genuinely fear that c.i.a. operators or our foreign assets are in danger. i think it's deeply embarrassing to them because this life both that the agency has been clinging to, claiming that these methods were effective have proved to be false, something that many of us made that claim long ago. >> the ncaa would be able to bulk collect phone data for another three months. the fisa court authorized the extension but they will need a court record for database he's and it will restrict how many people it can target. iraq is res forgive more weapons in the fight against isil. hired al abadi tolhaideral
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al abadi requested more weapons and it will intensify as iraqi troops get more training. >> i leave baghdad encouraged by the cross they're all making and the vision for the future. that iraqis are committed to achieving. the coalition support, the iraqi security forces have retaken held territory in a number of places such as the mosul dam, amerli and the refinery. >> secretary of state john kerry is asking for authoritiation to use force against isil. kerry testified before the senate committee asking for strong bipartisan support. lawmakers have been pushing lawmakers to seek for this type of authority. >> are you going to ever explicitly seek an authorization
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from congress? >> we're seeking authorization now with respect to-- >> so--and if you don't receive that authorization will you continue the operation. that's explicit seeking. >> the authorization for what we're doing now in both iraq and syria? >> that's correct. >> absolutely. we have parts of 2001 and parts of 2002. >> we have reports on the latest push by iraqi security forces to regain control from isil. >> this is the main highway from the refinery north of baghdad to tikrit. desserted except for soldiers counter terrorism forces. iraqi forces last month regained control over iraq's biggest refinery after it was seized by
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isil in june. isil has retreated from large areas since the u.s. began bac backing iraqi and kurdish forces with airstrikes. but the group keeps coming back here in the form of snipers and suicide-bombers. >> we've got to be vigilant. the enemy is using hit-and-run tactics. we have the main road under our control, and we're conducting sweeps, but they're using surprise attacks through hidden roadside bombs, snipers, and suicide car bombers. >> the counter terrorism forces largely remained intact when four decisions of the iraqi army collapsed as isil advanced. intensely trained by the united states they've been at the forefront of a lot of battles against isil. after fierce fighting to take back the refinery, counterterrorism forces stayed on to make sure it does not fall to isil again. the fighting continues on the highway to tikrit.
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although this village has been cleared, the counter terrorism troops believe isil gunmen could come back at any time. >> part of the fight is a race against time. whether a number of iraqi troops can be retrained and equip. ed not only to hold off isil but drive it out for good. while the u.s. and it's allies tries it's better to figure out how to do that, isil has proven it has the ability to come back time and time again. >> coming up, the city counsel in ferguson, missouri, is about to meet for the first time since the grand jury decision of the mike brown case and protests that followed. also, she has been in the country for decades, now her hopes are pinned on the president's immigration changes.
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>> the city council will meet for the first time since the grand jury decision in the michael brown shooting. business owners are hoping to see strong leadership on plans to rebuild the city. jonathan martin is live for news ferguson. jonathan, a lot has happened since the last city council meeting. do you remember how that happened and went down in ferguson. what can we expect tonight? >> well, tony, it's unclear. i will say the last couple of meetings are any indicator we may see a lot of people here, especially during the public comment portion where they're trying to get their voices out there and get stylers to hear how frustrated they are. tonight, we could see business owners here with a lot of questions. yes, the cameras for the most part are gone. a lot of boards are coming off of businesses.
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and the protests in many places have died down to a handful of people, but the businesses, they're still struggling. a lot of them are still closed. some of them were on fire. arson was committed. we also have situations where a lot of businesses have looting, and they're still struggling. we could see them show up today and simply we need help. >> we're hoping that someone will help us get back to normal. somebody come out here, and you know, see what they can do or how they could help us, or how do we need help. >> and so tony, that young lady, the lady we talked to from that business, she said that she lost in the last month $80,000 just from her business being closed and the looting. they want to know how the businesses will be helped in the situation, and perhaps giving them an extension on their property taxes, which are due in a couple of weeks, or helping them about utility bills. a lot of people are hoping that
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the city will step up. we'll hear from the mayor shortly. >> jonathan, the prosecutor in the michael brown case has released additional documents. what more do we know now? >> well, tony, a lot of things that were released were 12-second audio clipping where we herds rapid succes succession of gunfire. reports of witnesses who say they saw the shooting, but what was not in that document, not included was the fbi interview of dorian johnson, a young man widely to have been with michael brown during the shooting. but the st. louis county prosecutor office said that they weren't withholding some of the information because there is still that department of justice civil rights investigation going on. but people are wondering why it's not included.
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right now it's not just a part of it. >> you would think that the justice department interviewed him as well. thank you. president obama has been on the road trying to drum up support for his executive action on immigration. he spoke in nashville which has one of the fastest growing immigration populations in the united states. he reassured them under new rules the average person is less likely to be deported unless they have a criminal history. >> for those who have american children, you can register and submit yourself to a criminal background check. and commit to paying taxes, if you do that you'll actually gives you the assurance that you can work and live here without deportation.
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>> the executive action will defer deportation for up to 5 million people who are here illegally. lisa stark met with a woman who is facing deportation, and is hoping that president obama will help her. >> angela navarro is just the person president obama was thinking about when he announced his executive action on immigration. she has been living and working here illegally for ten years and has two children who are american citizens. so the family should be celebrating. instead, they are hiding in plain sight. making the difficult decision to seek sanctuary in a philadelphia church. >> in the beginning, yes, i imagined all the things i don't do. work, church choir, going out with my family, but there is a possibility that my situation will be fixed. >> the problem is that angela has been living and deportation order for a decade, fearful that
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i.c.e. would find her and send her back to honduras. >> we all live in the same fear. we have moved multiple times because of immigration. they've taken my uncle, my cousins. we always have to move because immigration comes to my mother's house and it's terrible. >> the father knows angela and her family well. >> angela is a wonderful mother. warm, caring. >> now she cares for her family in a former church playroom converted to a makeshift home. the kids sleep behind a partition. angela and her new husband, an american citizen, have their own bedroom, and the family uses the church kitchen. they're being helped by west kensington ministry, the presbyterian church she now calls home, and the new sanctuary movement in philadelphia. >> you're condoning breaking the law. >> yes. >> what do you say request. >> when a law violates our moral
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values, i feel we're called to challenge that law. so in this case when we have a law that is separating families that is criminalizing people. >> reporter: angela moved in to the church just days before president obama announced his immigration fix, worried about the deportation order hanging over her head. immigration lawyers we spoke to believe that angela will still be eligible for relief, but even so it will only be temporary unless congress acts. >> do you have a message for congress? >> get your act together. you're elected to make these complicated decisions. >> for the kids it's simple. >> we need her very much. if she leaves, i will be thinking who is going to take care of us? >> i hope that they stop the
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deportation. >> until that happens angela s sees her children off to school from the doorway, too afraid to leave the confines of the church. lisa stark, al jazeera, philadelphia. >> uber, that popular private taxi service is no longer welcome in spain or thailand. a judge in madrid said that the company gives unfair competition to existing car services, and thailand banned uber after deciding its drivers lacked proper insurance and licenses to operate. their officials will decide if they will continue to operate. we're in new delhi with more. >> reporter: a modern indian woman. she works in the heard of new delhi and relies on services like cabs to get around. she said safety is her biggest priority.
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>> that's why you don't feel safe here. that's why there are rules that you follow. >> reporter: it's a problem that few in new delhi deny. >> people are very weird in the city. some men disregard some women as nobodies. they follow them and stalk them. >> reporter: the timing of this latest case that has captured the nation's attention could not be worse. it comes almost two years after the fatal gang rape of a female student on a bus in new delhi. activists are not surprised that crimes like rape still pose a huge challenge to india. >> we know a lot of things which were promised have not been put in place. we know that still the promises are there, but nothing in reality except for marginal cosmetic changes. >> these are screens of modern
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progressive india. in recent years the government has introduced new laws and initiatives to raise awareness about crimes like rape and make the country safer for women. but as this latest case shows public confidence in these measures is low, and many people are still waiting to see results. al jazeera, new delhi. >> coming up on al jazeera america the report on c.i.a. interrogations provides a lot of detail about what happened to one particular high-level detainee. the man accused of helping to plan the september 11th attacks. plus a former diplomat talks about what it means for america's standing in the world.
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>> the new senate report details how the c.i.a. misled the white house and congress over its interrogation program and revealed some of the c.i.a.'s methods including waterboarding were more brutal than suggested. senator john mccain, who spent more than five years as a prisoner of war in north vietnam said that the report is necessary. >> will the report's release cause outrage that leads to violence in some parts of the muslim world? yes, i suppose that's possible. perhaps likely. sadly, violence needs little incentive in some quarters of the world today. but that doesn't mean we will be telling the world something it will be shocked to learn. >> one of the high value detainees discussed in the
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c.i.a. report is abu zabata. roxana saberi with more on how the c.i.a. treated him. >> they said that he was a top al-qaeda member withholding information about planned terrorist attacks on the u.s. he endured some of the agency's harsh treatment, including waterboarding, but it failed to bring any information. >> he was captured in pakistan. he was carrying personal diaries obtained by al jazeera with first-hand account of events leading up to the september 11th attacks. u.s. officials used them as a case to holding him. he was sent to a secret c.i.a. camp in thailand. reports tart with august of that year. the c.i.a. used enhanced
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interrogation techniques for days or weeks at a time including slaps and slamming detainees against the wall, frequently concurrent with sleep depravation and nudity. he was also water-boarded, as seen in this simulation, at least 83 times. the report goes on to say that in one session he became completely unresponsive with publics rising through his open full mouth. some c.i.a. personnel were disturbed by what they saw saying that several on the team were pro foundly affected to the point of tears and choking up. the authorized technique from the torture memo of 2002, and then donald rumsfeld defended the treatment that same year. >> he is receiving medical care, and we intend to get every single thing out of him to prevent terrorist attacks in the future. >> reporter: but the new report found that he never provided information that the enhanced
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interrogation techniques were justified and approved. >> in 2006 president obama ordered all detainees in c.i.a. can custody to be transferred to guantanamo. he's still at guantanamo and he's one of the highest profiled detainee there is. >> thank you. i spoke to his attorney. despite the report referencing zub ata 1000 times, neither he nor other attorneys for the detainees were interviewed for the report. >> one would think if you were doing a report on c.i.a. torture you would talk to the people that the c.i.a. tortured. i don't want to cast disburses on this report. they reviewed over 6 million pages of material, including
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original contemp contemporaneous material. >> what is your reaction to former vice president cheney saying that he expected the report to be a bunch of huey. i'm asking you this as someone who is intricately involved in this area. >> i've been involved in this work shortly after 9/11. i would say this, the challenge now after this report is whether the united states is going to tolerate the truth. this is an extraordinarily comprehensive document, but the former vice president and some defenders of the program during the bush administration say it's a partisan hatchet job. i disagree with emerson. i do not favor any prosecutions. i favor complete transparency
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and openness. let's put it on the table. if the vice president wants to come back to the washington--former vice president, we'll swear him in under oath. give him immunity. we'll let him talk. he tells us it's not right, come and tell us where it's not right. >> do you believe as dianne feinstein believes, that the country has to have the truth. >> we have to be ready. if we're not then we're first gone than i feared. >> do you agree that it has stained our national honor? >> no question. the damage that we will suffer, and have suffered and will continue to suffer as a result of this program is incalculable unless we make amends, the way we make minds is to have an honest assessment. i'm far less interested in punishment than the truth.
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i'll forego punishment to get the truth. >> let me set this up by way of context here. you were lead council in a case you won before the supreme court that established that u.s. courts can decide whether non-u.s. citizens held at gitmo were wrongfully held? that's correct. >> and in 2009, how many of the remaining 142, i believe, guantanamo detainees do you believe could be tried in civilian courts? >> in civilian court, they could come back to the united states. well, most of them have not committed a crime. wherever they brought them there would be no legitimate prosecution. those who committed a crime, it's a small number, maybe, 35
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35-40, . >> khalid sheikh mohammed could be tried in civil court. >> absolutely. >> jason, what is your reaction to this report after following the stories connected to it for as long as you have? >> it lives up to the promises made back in 2012, that this report would lay bare the brutality of the c.i.a.'s program. >> in your estimation, what are the biggest take aways from this report? >> sure, i think several.
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i have not had an opportunity to go through the full report yet. the big take aways are the money spent on this program, the c.i.a. spent $300 million on its enhanced interrogation program. the c.i.a. in one instance paid a junior officer $2,500 even though the detainee under this officer's watch died. this was a bonus, if you will, that they paid to this officer. some of the other take aways are the types of techniques used, techniques not sanctioned by the justice department. the justice department authorized nearly a dozen techniques against c.i.a.
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captives. thithere were sexual threats against families of these detainees. >> and this wall slamming, what is that about. tell us about the man you interviewed. who is james mitchell, and how is he connected to the c.i.a. interrogation program? >> sure. my colleague, who interviewed him, and i was involved in the production of this video, we spent number of months doing this. he agreed to discuss with us the overall senate report. other issues such as radical islam. he has been identified as one of
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the act techs. he is not named in the report. >> let's listen to a clip, and then i've got another question for. >> you i don't give a damn who you worship, what god you worship, i don't care, but literally when you want to kill my friends, when you want to kill my family and destroy my way of life. it's got my full attention. >> jason, another take away question. i get a sense that he doesn't think that he did anything wrong, and beyond that he would do it all again if the government asked him to. >> i want to make clear that james mitchell, dr. james mitchell is unable to discuss any role he may have played in this program as a result of non-disclosure agreement. however, once the value video hits tomorrow people may walk away with a different impression. >> really? what do you think should be done
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in this information, the information in this report going forward? >> well, that's a question. i want to make it clear that as a reporter i'm here to document what this material says. i have no dog in this fight, so to speak. >> but it looks like no one will be held accountable for this, right, jason? >> yes, but we knew that. we knew that five years ago when the senate and c.i.a. or the c.i.a. agreed to allow the senate to undertake the study. one of the things that people will be walking away from after they digest this report is what do they do with this information as you just stated? there aren't any recommendatio recommendations. there are simply conclusions and findings and we have the details about the brutality.
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there have been some calls for prosecutions. human rights groups have called for prosecutions. but the senate released this report to more or less provide what they say is the history of this program. >> yes, jason good to see you. jason leopold, investigative reporter good to talk to you. thanks. earlier i spoke with fiza patel and i asked why this report is a violation of the international law. >> the u.s. as a signatory pushed for the convention against torture. it bans the use of torture. there is no exceptions. it doesn't matter if you're at a time of war. it doesn't matter if you're at a national security emergency, torture is banned, this report establishes conclusively. what the united states did in regard to 39 of the detainees held by the c.i.a. was to
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torture them. >> tell me why you don't believe there will be prosecution, or do you believe there will be any? >> so far the justice department has conducted an investigation, and they decided they're not going to prosecute anybody. this was done a couple of years ago. today the department of justice again dated it does not intend to reopen the investigation. so it seems that that avenue in particular is closed. now, as the u.n. said the torture convince us does not just prohibit torture, it requires countries to take action to prosecute people who have torture. >> what do you see in that area? there are a number of countries as you know--it's redacted in the report, but there are a number of countries who participated along with the united states, what do you see happening internationally? >> that's where the greatest pressure point is going to be. we've seen one case. the case of poland, which was
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brought before the european court, and poland was found complicit in detention and torture abuses. that case is now under appeal. there is one instance of an european country that has participated and found responsible. you can expect more of that to happen, i think, in the european courts at least. >> what is the real value as you see it in this report? >> i think the real value is two things. first of all, we've been having this ongoing debate, is it torture, isn't it torture. is slamming the guy bad things? maybe these are light techniques, some people argue. but this report makes it crystal clear that what happened was torture, and it happened again and again and in a brutal and uncontrolled way. the second thing is this ideas a that torture was effective. we've been having this debate for the last decade, and here again you've seen it in a senate committee. they've done their jobs.
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they've looked at this for four years, they looked at 6 of million documents and debunked the idea that torture is effective, that it gets us anything that legal techniques don't. >> we'll have much more on the c.i.a. report torture in the c.i.a. beginning at 8:30 eastern time 5:30 pacific right here on al jazeera america. let's take a look at headlines across america. ines is here with that for us. >> reporter: right here in new york city police presence had been breezed at religious sites after a man entered a synagogue yelling kill the jus jews and stabbing a student. he was shot and killed when he refused to drop his knife.
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the 49-year-old stabbed the student from israel. he is in stable condition right now. the police say the situation is isolated. the suspect is emotionally disturbed with a history of acting out. cam newton suffered two fractures in his back after his truck flipped over four times. it collided with a car not far from the panthers stadium. he'll remain in the hospital overnight. no word whether he'll play on sunday, but he apparently does not have internal injuries. the village of pah hoe
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hawai'i is under risk from the flow of lava. more lava is expected to reach the town's main intersection by the end of the year. and the royals braved a nor'easter to visit the national 9/11 museum. prince william and his wife kate spoke with museum officials and greeted onlookers. kate laid a bouquet of white roses, the official flower of new york state and left a note of honor for those who died on september 11th. >> classy move. through and through. well done. ines. we'll see you later. coming up in power politics, president obama as cable news host details of his stint on late night tv. that's next. >> nation, as you know i, stephen colbert, have never cared for our president.
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the guy is so arrogant i bet he talks about himself in the third person.
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>> in today's power politics. the g.o.p. presidential candidate admitted that he used drugs while in college. who are we talking about here? >> reporter: kentucky center rand paul republican is preparing for a run for the presidential nomination, and in an interview with a local radio station, paul admitted that he spoked marijuana in college. here is the exchange. >> did you spoke marijuana. >> let's just say i wasn't a choir boy when i was in college. i can recognize that kids make mistakes. i can say that i made mistakes when i was kid. >> reporter: paul used the interview to highlight his libertarian desire for sentencing reform. he describes some of the sentences fo to be insane.
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>> it's not good for you. it's not good for studies or showing up for work. but that being said i don't want to put our kids in prison for it. if your kid is caught selling marijuana, they could be in jail for an extended period of time. they also lose their ability to be employable. >> the number of drug offenders in prison is over 500,000. most of these convicts were not high-level operators and did not have prior criminal records. bobby jindal has been focused on education reform. he's facing charges for doing flip flops. two years ago he afternooned the state to apply for common core grants and this year averaged at the program, jindal pulled not. >> i've never been with the
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federal government making curriculum decisions. >> why did you apply for. >> it was supposed to be voluntary standards. this is a bait-and-switch. >> accord to republican strategist that could be applied to jindal if he runs. senator elizabeth warren just spoke to her top supporters an fund racers in boston. warren strongly criticized the federal government's approach to the subprime mortgage crisis and noticed that it disproportiona disproportionately hit minorities. she has been urged to take her message into the primaries and challenge hillary clinton in the presidential nomination. and move . they would spent $1 million early next year on a campaign to
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draft warren to run. the group will hire staff, run television ads promoting warren and launch a petition drive. two-term governor martin o'malley is already making plans to jump in the democratic race. as maryland governor o'malley supported gay marriage and imposed new gun control measures, abolished the death penalty and raised the minimum wage. he also sings and plays guitar. watch. ♪ from california to the new york islands ♪ ♪ this land is made for you and me ♪ >> it was pointed out if he takes that voice and guitar to iowa and new hampshire he may have a sharp. finally, appearing on the
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colbert report, president obama took over the host chair in the beginning and spoke about the affordable care act. >> nation, the question is how do you stop something that more and more people are starting to like? well, first off now that republicans control both the house and the senate, they could pass a bill repealing obamacare, but the president still has the veto. if i know that guy, he's willing to use it. >> funny appearance after six years of doing this, his timing does not get much better. >> right, right. >> just practice. a natural. >> david, appreciate it. david shuster in today's power politics. coming up on the program. calls to end corruption around the world. where it is most prevalent right now, and how people are protesting against it. that is incomes, and then it is
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"real money with ali velshi." >> coming up on "real money," your tax dollars at work. interrogating terror suspects. sometimes america pays others to do its dirty work. plus balancing competition with global cooperation in the business of space. all that and more on "real money."
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teach for america is supposed to educate poor children. >> schools where kids need grade teaching the most. >> can unprepared teachers make a difference? >> why are we sending them teachers with 5 weeks of training? >> the supreme court said that workers at amazon cannot get extra pay for the time spent at
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screening. justices say that workers at a nevada facility can't claim compensation going through screenings since it's supposed to stop people from stealing. it could help companies like apple and cbs that face similar lawsuits. ines? >> reporter: i want to you take a look at this map, and you'll notice where corruption is prevalent according to the watchdog billion. the areas in red are the most corrupt, and the areas in yellow are least corrupt. the united states comes in at number 17. somalia tops the list of most corrupt followed by north korea, and sudan. afghanistan, papa new guinea. they put together a video to
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raise awareness. watch. [music] >> reporter: so that's the flash mob dancing against corruption. the u.n. said every year 1 trillion-dollar is paid in bribes. and $2.5 trillion are stolen annually through faulty contracts, through construction, and so on. >> these people are not getting a fair shot. >> reporter: it's really costing the people. i want to show you the next video. these women are protesting against a corrupt healthcare service. it's not just the health sector. the u.n. said that corruption reaches board rooms, government, law enforcement, education, and among others areas, and this year's theme is break the chain. if you want to get involved, that's the hashtag.
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break the chain. >> ines. appreciate it. see you tomorrow. that's all of our time. i'm tony harris in new york city. "real money with ali velshi" is coming up for you next at the top of the hour right here on al jazeera america. >> a shocking report on cia torture released. you, the american taxpayer made hundreds of millions of dollars for the actions described. we'll follow the money. and plus, i'll sit down with the former fbi special agent who led terrorist interrogations. he was in the room and will tell you what the government won't. and plus, a race to the stars, the business of space on the launch pad tonight. i'm ali velshi. and this is "real money."


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