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'Jaw-dropping' US memos released


US President Barack Obama says CIA agents who used harsh interrogation techniques on terrorism suspects during the Bush era will not be prosecuted. North America Editor Justin Webb reports on the release of memos detailing techniques the CIA was able to use under the previous administration. Philippe Sands QC, of University College London, discusses the memos and the possibility of prosecution.

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