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Former Sen. Evan Bayh of Indiana unveiled a report countering that staffers for Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat, were hacked by the CIA. Rather, he says, Ms. Feinstein's staff left CIA premises with documents without permission. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein said that her staff's computers were hacked by CIA officers in a partisan attack. However, the Bayh report has discovered otherwise. (Associated Press)

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California Democrat Dianne Feinstein has said former CIA Director Petraeus has "suffered enough." (Associated Press)

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Senate committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein's release of the 499-page 'torture report' seemed to have two prime motives. One was to reveal CIA interrogation methods that included waterboarding three al Qaeda chieftains, sleep deprivation, nudity and forced standing in shackles. The other was to dispel the argument from former CIA Director Leon E. Panetta, a fellow Democrat, and George W. Bush administration officials who said enhanced interrogations were critical to the hunt for Osama bin Laden. (Associated Press)

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We released the report on torture by the CIA ... (Illustration by Bob Gorrell for Creators Syndicate)

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President George W. Bush and CIA director George J. Tenet pose on the CIA seal in the entrance of agency headquarters in Langley, Virginia. (Associated Press)

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While intelligence analysts say that jihadis and terror groups have been relatively mum on the CIA torture report, Iran's Ayatollah Seyed Ahmad Khatami called U.S. rendition of suspected terrorists 'medieval.' (associated press)

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

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CIA Director John O. Brennan avoided the word "torture" in relation to CIA interrogation methods, saying he would "leave to others how they label those activities." (associated press)

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defender: CIA Director John O. Brennan angrily shot back at what he viewed as a flawed Senate report on the agency's use of enhanced interrogation techniques. (Associated Press)

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Central Intelligence Director (CIA) Director John Brennan gestures during a news conference at CIA Headquarters in Langley, Va., Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Brennan is pushing back hard against the wave of criticism following a Senate Intelligence Committee report detailing harsh interrogation tactics employed by intelligence community people against terrorism war-era detainees. Brennan and several past CIA leaders fear the historical record may define them as torturers instead of patriots. The CIA is now in the uncomfortable position of defending itself publicly, given its basic mission to protect the country secretly. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) **FILE**

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Central Intelligence Director Director John Brennan gestures during a news conference at CIA Headquarters in Langley, Va., Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Illustration on the moral and legal issues of CIA "torture" by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Then-Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden speaks in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington after President Bush announced he was his choice to replace outgoing CIA Director Porter Goss. The head of the CIA during President George W. Bush’s second term says “I didn’t lie” to Congress about harsh interrogations of terrorism suspects. Retired Gen. Michael Hayden does say the intelligence community labored after Sept. 11, 2001 to repel further attacks against the U.S. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File)

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Poland's prime minister Ewa Kopacz said revelations of CIA torture could harm her country's relations with the U.S. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

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Push Back: CIA Director John O. Brennan claims the interrogation techniques used by the CIA post 9/11 saved American lives. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the California Democrat and intelligence committee chairwoman who led the investigation, said there was evidence that the CIA subjected more persons to waterboarding than just the three that the CIA has acknowledged — though the evidence for that was inconclusive. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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Illustration on Congress' attacks on the CIA over EITs by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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This is a copy of the cover of the CIA torture report released by Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein D-Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. U.S. Senate investigators delivered a damning indictment of CIA interrogations Tuesday, accusing the spy agency of inflicting suffering on prisoners beyond its legal limits and peddling unsubstantiated stories that the harsh questioning saved American lives. (AP Photo)

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The CIA spokesman said agency Director John O. Brennan in late September tasked several agency veterans to conduct an internal review "to determine whether the agency is optimized for enduring mission effectiveness, specifically in the areas of integration, agility and resilience." (Associated Press)