Settlement Reached in C.I.A. Torture Case

A lawsuit against two psychologists who helped devise the C.I.A.’s brutal interrogation program was an unusual effort to demand accountability for tactics adopted after Sept. 11.

2 Psychologists in C.I.A. Interrogations Can Face Trial, Judge Rules

James Mitchell, a psychologist and former contractor for the C.I.A., is one of two defendants in the case. By SHERI FINK July 28, 2017 A federal court judge refused on Friday to drop a lawsuit against two psychologists who helped devise the C.I.A.’s...

Torture Victim, Expecting a U.S. Handshake, Was Given Handcuffs Instead

A man who had been beaten and jailed by Venezuelan security agents fled to the United States, but was arrested when he arrived at an asylum interview in Miami.

Pentagon Unit Considered Setting Up a Secret Overseas Prison

The proposal was presented in a 2002 memo written in part by one of the psychologists who eventually helped create the C.I.A.’s “enhanced interrogation” program.