The US has stepped up security at its facilities around the world in preparation for the release of a report into CIA interrogation measures later today.
Embassies, military bases, and other sites are taking extra precautions after “some indications” about a greater risk from terrorist chatter.
A 480-page summary of the Senate ‘torture report’ is due to by released later today.
The report is expected to detail the “enhanced interrogation techniques” and other measures used to obtain information from suspected al-Qaeda terrorists and sympathisers in the wake of the attack 11 September terrorist attacks.
The report is expected to be heavily redacted to protect ‘national security’, but after statements from senators privy to the complete document, will expose the US as involved in torture more extensive and brutal than previously admitted by the Bush administration.