Holder closes CIA torture investigation

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The Justice Department said Thursday that it has closed the long-running inquiry by New Haven-based prosecutor John Durham into post 911 CIA interrogations of terrorist detainees without bringing criminal charges.

The decision Thursday by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder concludes a wide-ranging investigation of interrogation practices by the U.S. around the world during the administration of President George W. Bush.

Durham, a career Connecticut prosecutor who has been involved in numerous high-profile cases in the state, was appointed in 2008 by former Attorney General Michael Mukasey to conduct a criminal investigation into the destruction of CIA interrogation videotapes... more from The Hartford Courant here

Well, that's that. Or, have the torturers just opened the door to international prosecution?

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