Abu Zubaydah

5.18.17

The Horrifying True Story of a CIA Waterboarding Victim

Despite being tortured and in CIA custody for over a decade, Abu Zubaydah has still not been charged with a crime.

8.15.16

15 Guantanamo detainees were just released — the most ever during Obama's presidency

Fifteen Gitmo detainees have been transferred to the United Arab Emirates — the largest single release of detainees from the facility during Barack Obama's presidency.

7.8.16

This is how the CIA's first captive after 9/11 described his years of torture

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.

5.11.15

The CIA Did Not Drug Detainees Before Interrogations, Says the CIA

Documents declassified for VICE News reveal details concerning the CIA's internal investigation of detainees' claims they were given 'mind-altering' drugs before being interrogated.

5.4.15

This Is What Started the Senate’s Battle With the CIA Over the Torture Report

Documents obtained by VICE News depict a fight over the classification of info related to the CIA's destruction of interrogation videotapes.

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4.3.15

The VICE News Interview: John Kiriakou

VICE News caught up with former CIA officer John Kiriakou for a wide-ranging interview just a few days after he was released from prison.

3.30.15

The VICE News Interview: John Kiriakou (Trailer)

Coming soon: VICE News caught up with former CIA officer John Kiriakou for a wide-ranging interview just a few days after he was released from prison.

12.15.14

The Architect (Extra Scene 2)

In this extra scene, Dr. James Mitchell, the architect of the CIA's enhanced interrogation program, speaks with VICE News about extracting information from high value detainees.

12.15.14

Psychologist James Mitchell Admits He Waterboarded al Qaeda Suspects

In an exclusive interview with VICE News, the architect of the CIA's enhanced interrogation program confirms his role and reveals concerns he raised to the CIA about 'abuses.'

12.12.14

The Architect (Extra Scene 1)

VICE News went kayaking on the Myakka River with Dr. James Mitchell, the architect of the CIA's enhanced interrogation program, to talk about this week's Senate report.

12.11.14

The Architect: VICE News Interviews James Mitchell

In his first on-camera interview, Dr. James Mitchell, the alleged architect of the CIA's enhanced interrogation program, speaks with VICE News about waterboarding, radical Islam, and what he was asked to do after 9/11.

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