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...
The federal appeals panel held that disclosing the videotapes would create national security risks, and that this concern superseded any public right to see the tapes.
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.
The White House is near completion of an order covering future detainees, despite warnings that doing so may undermine the effort to combat the group.