Author(s): Philip Mudd
Philip mudd's black site, in explaining how the CIA changed following the 9/11 attacks, examines: How and why the CIA transformed from an intelligence-gathering agency to one leading the fight against al-Qa'ida. What became the new role of the Counterterrorist Center in finding, terrorists and preventing another attack. How "the Program "evolved-from the initial capture of al-Qa'ida operatives to the ways in which they were detained, including the creation of black sites and the controversial use of "enhanced interrogation" techniques. The impact of the Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program on the CIA and the immense personal costs to those who were involved. Nearly two decades after the most destructive attacks on American soil, black site finally answers so many of the lingering questions. Book jacket.