What Was The CIA Up To?

by Patrick Appel

A.L. posts on the Bush-era secret CIA program in the news lately. Spencer Ackerman has been all over the story and cautions that the facts might not be what they seem:

[M]aybe just maybe there’s less here than meets the eye. I’ve seen more members of Congress discuss with horror the fact that they were cut out of the loop rather than I’ve seen members alarmed at the program itself. I’m not drawing any conclusions it’s way way way too soon for that just adding a note of caution to everyone’s speculation.