posted on Nov, 4 2006 @ 06:56 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A suspected terrorist who spent years in a secret CIA prison should not be allowed to speak to a civilian attorney, the Bush
administration argues, because he could reveal the agency's closely guarded interrogation techniques.
Human rights groups have questioned the CIA's methods for questioning suspects, especially following the passage of a bill last month that authorized
the use of harsh -- but undefined -- interrogation tactics.
In recently filed court documents, the Justice Department said those methods, along with the locations of the CIA's network of prisons, are among the
nation's most sensitive secrets. Prisoners who spent time in those prisons should not be allowed to disclose that information, even to a lawyer, the
I agree he should not be able to speak to anyone about any of the tactics of the U.S. CIA. If this information gets out to terrorist countries they
may be able to become resistant to our methods.
[edit on 4-11-2006 by 1Crisis]