CIA black sites
Two women in North Carolina say they discovered a CIA contractor called Aero, operating out of their local county airport, and handling some 80 percent of the country's rendition flights between 2001 and 2004.
Abu Zubaydah, a Saudi national, served as the guinea pig for the CIA's torture program. For the first time, his account of his captivity has been made public.
Declassified internal CIA reports released Tuesday describes the systematic torture of the first high-value detainee to die in CIA custody.
Newly released CIA documents show that trainers from the Federal Bureau of Prisons traveled to a CIA black site in Afghanistan and trained guards shortly before a detainee named Gul Rahman was found dead in his cell.
The Obama administration calls itself the most transparent in history — yet remains extraordinarily secretive. Still, this year saw several victories in the fight for greater government transparency.