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"To me, the overall conclusions are familiar in general, but all of it is surprising because of the depth of the brutality," said  Alberto Mora, a senior fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. "The extent of it is truly much greater than even I imagined it to be." Mora  is studying the effects that the torture program has had on U.S. foreign policy.

A mirror to coercion

Senate report reveals sweeping, formalized program of torturing prisoners, former U.S. aide says

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Currently a fellow at the Advanced Leadership Initiative (ALI) at Harvard University, Alberto Mora says releasing the report on CIA practices since the 9/11 attacks is a vital first step in informing the public about actions undertaken by the U.S. government during the war on terror, an area that’s been largely shrouded in secrecy.

The quantum of cruelty

Fellow gives firsthand account of CIA’s controversial treatment of detainees, and emphasizes importance of accountability

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