Has the war on terror gone too far?
New Yorker reporter Jane Mayer's new book chronicles the use of torture by the CIA, as witnessed by the Red Cross. She says while the U.S. tried to wrest information from terrorist suspects, Bush administration officials maintained the extreme threat of attack allowed an extreme response.
- Jane Mayer: Author of "The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals." She reports on intelligence issues for the New Yorker magazine.
- Jane Mayer's August 17, 2007 article on CIA's interrogation program
- New York Times: "Book Cites Secret Red Cross Report of C.I.A. Torture of Qaeda Captives"