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CIA Director John Brennan speaks during a news conference at headquarters in Langley, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Most Americans say CIA treatment of terror suspects justified: poll

By David Sherfinski - The Washington Times

Most Americans think the CIA's post-9/11 treatment of terror suspects was justified in a new poll that comes in the wake of a Senate report that detailed some of the techniques and said the agency misled Congress and the White House about its interrogation program. Published December 16, 2014

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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, Michigan Republican, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 6, 2013. (Associated Press) **FILE**

House intel chief: Threats rising, Obama failing in terror war

- The Washington Times

The outgoing head of the House Intelligence Committee said Friday that the U.S. under President Obama is not doing enough to combat terrorism around the world and that the threat posed by extremist Islamic militants today is as great as it has been at any time since before 9/11.

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney. (AP Photo/Olivia Harris, Pool, File)

Dick Cheney: CIA torture report is 'full of crap'

- The Washington Times

Former Vice President Dick Cheney, a strong proponent of the enhanced interrogation program run by the CIA post-9/11, called the report released this week by Senate Democrats on the program a "terrible piece of work" and "deeply flawed."

Recent Opinion Columns

Image of Justice Department Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

ORRIN G. HATCH: Why the rush to a new attorney general?

President Obama's nomination of Loretta Lynch to replace Eric Holder Jr. as attorney general is an opportunity to refurbish the tarnished image of both the Senate and the Department of Justice.

Unarmed police are sitting ducks

- The Washington Times

David Grosso, a freshman at-large council member, wants members of the Metropolitan Police Department to serve but not protect. He wants to take their guns away, and he wants us to participate in a love-in of the '60s and '70s variety. Mr. Grosso must be having flashbacks from innocently being in the vicinity of second-hand reefer smoke.