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Waterboarding 'may be illegal'
CIA chief says that the legal landscape has changed since technique first used.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2008 22:38 GMT
CIA chief admits waterboarding
Hayden says controversial interrogation technique was only used three times.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2008 22:22 GMT
CIA head gives few answers on tapes
Congress hearing comes as ex-interrogator defends waterboarding of al-Qaeda suspect.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2007 01:43 GMT
CIA chief to appear before Congress
Former agent defends "waterboarding" of a suspected senior al-Qaeda member.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2007 14:29 GMT
Democrats demand CIA video inquiry
Bush says he has no recollection of being told about "harsh interrogation" videotapes.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2007 03:40 GMT
CIA destroyed 'waterboarding' tapes
Agency admits "harsh" questioning of al-Qaeda suspects but evidence destroyed.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2007 16:31 GMT
Hayden confirmed as CIA director
The US Senate has confirmed Michael Hayden, an Air Force general, as the new CIA director.
Last updated: 26 May 2006 15:08 GMT
Hayden closer to becoming CIA chief
Michael Hayden's nomination as CIA director has won the endorsement of the Senate Intelligence Committee, setting the stage for his formal confirmation by the full Senate later this week.
Last updated: 23 May 2006 22:18 GMT
CIA chief defends phone surveillance
The new director of the CIA has insisted that the Bush administration's telephone surveillance programme was legal.
Last updated: 18 May 2006 20:18 GMT
Majority disapprove of US phone taps
While George Bush is trying to persuade the senate to approve his choice as the head of the CIA, an opinion poll shows that a majority of Americans actually disapprove of a phone database compiled by his candidate's former agency.
Last updated: 13 May 2006 23:28 GMT
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