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Was the Senate Torture Report Biased? (Extra Scene from VICE News' Interview with Michael Morell)

In this extra scene, former Deputy Director of the CIA Michael Morell discusses the Senate’s 500-page torture report, and how they might have got things wrong.

by VICE News
Jul 1 2015, 1:58pm

Watch the VICE News Interview with Michael Morell

When al Qaeda terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, Michael Morell was with President George W. Bush at an elementary school in Florida as the CIA's daily briefer. The events that unfolded on that fateful day are just some of the many national security disasters that Morell, the former acting director of the CIA, has been at the center of since 9/11. The veteran intelligence official has spent much of his 30-year career out of the public eye, but he's stepping out of the shadows to talk about his new book The Great War of Our Time: The CIA's Fight Against Terrorism — From al Qa'ida to ISIS.

VICE News met with Morell at the Richard Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, California, and spoke with him about the Iraq war, the CIA's "enhanced interrogation" program, and what he refers to as "the new era of terrorism."

In this extra scene, Morell discusses how the Senate might have possibly got things wrong in their 500-page torture report, which took five years and forty million dollars to put together.

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