AP: Tape Destruction May Have Defied Court Order | Talking Points Memo

Here’s another data point for the timeline. From the AP: “The Bush administration was under court order not to discard evidence of detainee torture and abuse months before the CIA destroyed videotapes that revealed some of its harshest interrogation tactics.” But the CIA has an “out”: the videotapes and the detainees were being held at the CIA’s black sites, which were not revealed until November of 2005.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/?p=179193