Newly released information suggests that harsh interrogation techniques could lead to false information.
Democrats and Republicans are finding little common ground, leading some Senators to say an independent investigator is needed.
Was attorney general Eric Holder's visit to Berlin last week a 'diplomatic begging tour'?
Forget whether or not the 'torture' tactics on Al Qaeda suspects were justifiable. Debate now rages as to whether they were effective.
The number, much higher than previously reported, comes out as President Obama visits CIA headquarters today.
A growing feud between Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden's chief lieutenant, and Sayyed Imam al-Sharif, the jailed ex-leader of Egypt's Islamic Jihad, could weaken support for Al Qaeda.