The Senate report on CIA detention and interrogation found that detainees subjected to torture produced no intelligence or "fabricated information".
US President Barack Obama could have taken action but did not want to weaken the intelligence services.
Many world leaders are criticising the torture methods of the CIA, revealed this week in a US Senate report, and they are calling for legal action.
A US Senate report found that the CIA misled the American public about its torture methods after 9/11 and were brutal and pervasive in their actions.
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Public protector Thuli Madonsela's office says it knows nothing of an apology to her by MK military veterans chairperson Kebby Maphatsoe.
DA MP David Maynier insulted Deputy Defence Minister Kebby Maphatsoe in the National Assembly over the latter's claims against Thuli Madonsela.
Jeff Radebe has said that Kebby Maphatsoe's comments about the public protector do not "reflect the views and thinking of government".
A deputy minister has accused public protector Thuli Madonsela of being a spy for the CIA, and said that "we can't allow people to hijack the ANC".
Edward Snowden has gone into hiding in Hong Kong after blowing the whistle on a top-secret US spying programme.
Terrorism is invoked to justify many things, but current surveillance dwarfs all past behaviour.
A five-year probe into CIA detention centres on Polish territory has ground to a halt, said to be due to a lack of cooperation from US officials.
Frederick Humphries has lived up to his deadly reputation by setting in motion the investigation that brought down David Petraeus as CIA director.
I have observed several of the agency's clandestine actions around the world over the past 30 years or so, and there is a good deal of truth ...