Central Intelligence Director (CIA) Director John Brennan walks away following the conclusion of his news conference at CIA Headquarters in Langley, Va., Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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A parliamentary committee investigating possible British links to torture will request access to blacked out parts of a US Senate report on CIA treatment of Al-Qaeda suspects, its chairman said Sunday.The US Senate Intelligence Committee report released last week said that CIA torture had been more brutal than previously acknowledged, badly supervised and ineffective.Rifkind's committee is already conducting an inquiry into whether British intelligence agencies were involved in mistreatment of detainees.It says that, while there are no allegations of British agents being directly involved in torture, it wants to know if they knew what the CIA was doing, accepted intelligence gleaned using waterboarding and offered questions to be put to CIA detainees.
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