EXCLUSIVE: US President Ordered Torture, Jailed CIA Agent Tells Sputnik / Sputnik International

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John Kiriakou was sitting alone when he got a package he had been waiting for for some time: a copy of the Senate torture report. It would seem almost a vindication of his work to expose the crimes of the CIA.

Except he was sitting alone in a jail cell, finishing out his sentence for doing the very thing U.S. senators were being hailed for.

The report revealed, in astonishing detail, how agents waterboarded suspects, deprived them of sleep, hung them by their hands for the ceiling while naked, and even how they forced them to eat pureed food from a method now known as rectal-feeding.

Much of the evidence of those events were contained in CIA correspondence Kiriakou had access to years ago through his high-level security clearance. Some of them, he may have written. At one time, Kirakou believed that such torture was a necessary evil. That eventually changed.

Kiriakou is the only CIA employee to go to prison in connection with the agency’s torture program. His charge:  Violating the Espionage…

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