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Bybee: CIA used some techniques we didn’t authorize

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In House Judiciary Committee testimony released yesterday, former Bush DOJ lawyer Jay Bybee said he hadn’t authorized all of the enhanced interrogation techniques the CIA used — a point that is at the heart of the criminal investigation into the CIA’s use of torture.

Bybee, one of the authors of the infamous torture memos that authorized the use of waterboarding and other techniques, testified before the committee in May.

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