NZ Herald: New inquiry details our spies’ role in the War on Terror – missile strikes, collateral damage and links to the CIA torture scandal

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Our spies fed questions to the Central Intelligence Agency which were put to someone taken in the illegal rendition and torture programme operated by the United States’ agency, a new inquiry has found.

At the time the questions were posed, the NZ Security Intelligence Service “was not aware that detainee interrogations involved torture”, according to the report from the office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security.

However, it was known the person being questioned – Khalid Sheikh Mohammed – “was being held by the CIA in an undisclosed location”.

It later emerged in a US inquiry that he had been waterboarded 183 times.

Read more at NZ Herald

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