Inside U.S. War Prisons: The Torture Investigation

Attorney General Eric Holder has asked a federal prosecutor to examine whether CIA interrogations of suspected terrorists were illegal, the Justice Department has announced.

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Declassified CIA report
Interrogation included use of "power drill" and "handgun"
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Obama official disputes Cheney
Dick Cheney had facts wrong, says an administration official
Waterboard debate revived
Memos cited by Cheney don't say how intelligence was obtained
Ex-VP's view
Cheney: Interrogations review politically motivated
Making them talk
CIA used questioning methods alleged to be "torture."
Key players
Who's responsible for U.S. interrogation policy?
Gitmo options
Possible fate of detainees as the prison prepares to close.
Abu Ghraib abuse
Disturbing photos sparked outrage in 2003.
Quick Vote
Should the United States create an independent commission to find out who authorized abusive interrogation techniques against suspected terrorists?
Secretly held: The 14
The U.S. ordered more than 90 detainees held in secret overseas prisons after 2001. These 14 were moved to Guantanamo Bay in 2006.
Who knew what, when?
Track U.S. treatment of enemy detainees through renditions, secret prisons and interrogation techniques.
Preventing abuse
CNN toured a U.S. detention facility in Iraq where officials say they've put in safeguards to prevent a repeat of Abu Ghraib-type abuses.
Poll analysis
Americans provided some rare results to poll questions about torture. CNN's Paul Steinhauser offers analysis.