Brennan Says CIA Wouldn’t Again Use Enhanced Interrogation

John Brennan said the Central Intelligence Agency wouldn’t again used so-called enhanced interrogation techniques if he is confirmed as its director.

Brennan, President Barack Obama’s chief adviser on counterterrorism, also said the CIA is “out of the detention business” and that he is vigilant in not disclosing classified information when speaking with journalists.

Brennan commented in written responses submitted to the Senate intelligence committee in advance of his confirmation hearing tomorrow.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Larry Liebert at

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.