Why Did The CIA Videotape Interrogations? | Talking Points Memo

Although Jose Rodriguez might have felt he had good reason to destroy the CIA’s 2002 interrogation tapes, the destruction threatens to break the agency’s surprisingly sterling record of escaping prosecution for torture, so not many people would defend it as a wise move. But surely an even dumber move is the 2002 decision to videotape the interrogations in the first place.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/?p=179183