Columnist Coline Covington

Torture for revenge makes us no better than our enemies

Fri 12 Dec, AT 08:22 Coline Covington

CIA torture report highlights underlying sadistic revenge inflicted in the process of interrogations

CIA torture report: how did the Middle Eastern press react?

First Reaction Wed 10 Dec, AT 16:22

It provoked soul-searching in Britain and the US, but many Arabic news sources ignored the report

Psychologists who aided CIA in torture lost sight of morality

Wed 10 Dec, AT 09:50 The Conversation

It's building rapport that makes interrogation successful, not coercion, says Prof Laurence Alison

US Secretary of State John Kerry, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal and Omani Foreign Minister Yussef bin Alawi

Islamic State may have 31,000 fighters, CIA says

One-Minute Read Fri 12 Sep, AT 09:19

Arab states offer support to US military campaign, but CIA says IS may be much larger threat than originally estimated

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

North Korean military warns UK over Channel 4 drama

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Sep, AT 15:50

Pyongyang calls the fictional thriller a 'politically motivated provocation' backed by Downing Street

The CIA seal

Terrorism watchlist: secret US rules revealed

Briefing Fri 25 Jul, AT 15:37

Agencies don't need 'concrete facts' to label individuals terrorists – so how are people watchlisted?

Typewriter

German politicians may use typewriters to beat spying

One-Minute Read Tue 15 Jul, AT 15:19

'Yes, we're serious' say German MPs considering a return to old fashioned methods after US spy row

Robert Levinson: mystery of the CIA spy captured by Iran

One-Minute Read Fri 13 Dec, AT 09:50

American who vanished in 2007 was part of 'rogue' CIA operation and agency paid $2.5m to cover its tracks

JFK

Who killed JFK? 51 years of conspiracy theories

Briefing Thu 20 Nov, AT 13:14

It was the CIA, the KGB, aliens or an accident. Why three shots fired in Dallas still reverberate across America

US military doctors 'designed torture methods' for detainees

Summary Mon 4 Nov, AT 15:17

Medical professionals at Guantanamo Bay and war bases accused of violating oath to 'do no harm'

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