A video showed the suspect writhing in terror as officers pushed the snake toward his face.
Gina Haspel has been accused of being involved in controversial interrogation methods.
The chairs—which come in a variety of colors and designs—are fitted with leg cuffs and a metal hoop for handcuff attachment.
Assad, Putin and the Iranians backed the winner. The US left the losers to fight for themselves.
'Reconciliation deals' are farcical shows of forced settlement with support from Russian and Iranian forces.
The Senate shouldn't approve someone who authorized the most damaging national security policies in recent U.S. history.
The American mission in Syria is simply one of killing ISIS. Keeping it dead is someone else's job.
The beneficiaries of America's "degrade and destroy" strategy will be Iran and Assad.
Every time we vaporize a terrorist leader, we vaporize all the intelligence in their brains.
Gina Haspel is the first career CIA woman to be appointed deputy director.
Former CIA officer argues the U.S. is de facto declaring war on Islam—'to no useful purpose.'
David Martine, the subject of a recent article in "Newsweek," resigned from Gannon University.
Suspected of covering up a grisly death, David Martine was never charged with a crime, but never cleared either.
The lone dissenter in the recent vote by the American Psychological Association is a retired colonel with a controversial past.
It is easy and convenient to blame a few bad apples, but the crisis in psychology runs far deeper.
Psychologists were allowed to participate in interrogations if they adhered to U.S. law, but they violated every international code of medical ethics.
Experts say the U.S. needs to rethink how its interrogators are trained.
The PBS documentary series investigates one of the CIA's most controversial programs.
The group is countering a senator's attempt keep the Senate's full report on harsh CIA interrogation secret.
Brennan, who was a senior CIA official in the Bush administration after 9/11, denies agency misled government.
José Socrates is at the center of an inquiry into suspected tax fraud, corruption and money-laundering
But Obama did initially hire him for his candor…what did he expect?