SFS faculty, students and alumni have been active participants in the national conversation about the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation program.

This is a collection of those stories.


Those who ordered CIA tortures are unlikely to stand trial: Paul Pillar

Paul Pillar quoted for Tehran Times, December 17, 2014


CIA Torture: Who is Accountable?

Elizabeth Grimm Arsenault for Medium, December 15, 2014


Teaching torture

Daniel Byman for The Washington Post, December 12, 2014


To the Editor: Re “Brazil Releases Report on Past Rights Abuses” (news article, Dec. 11):

Curt Goering (MAAS’80), Executive Director, Center for Victims of Torture, Letter to the Editor for The New York Times, Dec. 12, 2014


Marco Rubio says committee’s torture report failed to include interviews of CIA officials

Anthony Clark Arend quoted for PolitiFact, December 11, 2014


The National Effort at Self-Exoneration on Torture

Paul Pillar for The National Interest, December 10, 2014


A Violation of Human Dignity

Anthony Clark Arend for U.S. News and World Report, December 10, 2014


Former CIA Officer Responds To ‘Torture Report’

Paul Pillar interviewed for Here and Now, NPR, December 10, 2014