U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate CIA operatives who allegedly choked detainees and threatened them with gunshots and power drills. Agents and contractors who used harsh interrogation techniques approved under the Bush administration could now face criminal prosecution. Are we seeing accountability, at last? A blow to counterterrorism? Or, mere scapegoating? Jon Beaupré opens the phones to listeners.
Siobhan Gorman, Intelligence Correspondent for the Wall Street Journal