July 2015
Washingtonian Magazine;Jul2015, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p44
The article highlights the career and accomplishments of Central Intelligence Agency officer-turned whistleblower John Kiriakou. Highlights include his role at the think tank Institute for Policy Studies, the capture of alleged al-Qaeda operative Abu Zubaydah in 2002, and his thoughts on the controversy surrounding the interrogation method of waterboarding in late 2007.


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