Former president says Poland offered CIA a secret site, but did not agree to torture

December 10, 2014 10:00 AM

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WARSAW, Poland – Former Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski says during his term Poland offered the CIA a site for a secret prison but did not authorize the harsh treatment of inmates.

His comments Wednesday were the first time that a Polish leader has admitted the country hosted a secret CIA site. Reports say it operated from December 2002 until the fall of 2003. Kwasniewski was in power from 1995-2005.

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