Politics & Government

February 7, 2013 8:15 PM

Senators use Brennan hearing to air decade of CIA controversies

The confirmation hearing Thursday of John Brennan to be CIA director reopened scrutiny of a wide range of controversies that have dogged the country for more than a decade, ranging from the Obama administration’s embrace of targeted killings to the Bush administration’s use of enhanced interrogation techniques many equate with torture.

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