President Obama has endorsed this concept, and so has his attorney general, but today, alongside the release of Bush-era documents justifying the CIA torture program, the Justice Department will make clear that no CIA officers or officials who IN GOOD FAITH relied on the memos to interrogate prisoners will be subject to criminal prosecution, according to the AP. This is a victory for the CIA, which had been seeking a formal, public statement for its case officers, and which had been worried that the document's disclosures could subject many of them to future prosecution.  Now, even if Congress launches investigations, the CIA will be, more or less, safe. More....

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