Ex-CIA officers to be questioned in US torture case

A US federal judge has ruled that two former CIA officials must answer questions under oath about the agency’s interrogations of terror suspects, reports the Washington Post.

Jose Rodriguez, former head of the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center, and John Rizzo, former acting general counsel, will testify in a civil case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against psychologists who helped design the agency’s interrogation programme.

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