The Bush administration must answer questions about the destruction of CIA interrogation videos of two al-Qaida suspects, a federal judge said, rejecting the government's efforts to keep the courts out of the investigation. U.S. District Judge Henry H. Kennedy on Tuesday ordered Justice Department lawyers to appear before him Friday to discuss whether destroying the tapes, which showed two al-Qaida suspects being questioned, violated a court order.
Judge Orders Hearing on Whether Administration Violated Court Order by Destroying CIA Videos
The Associated Press
December 19, 2007