By Martin Matishak - 08/05/14 06:41 PM EDT
The State Department is increasing security at posts around the globe in anticipation of a soon-to-be-released Senate report on the CIA’s “enhanced interrogation” techniques.
The measures are being implemented in places where the department fears the report could spark protests, including nations where the CIA ran secret prisons to interrogate terror suspects, unidentified officials told Reuters.
It is unclear when the controversial report prepared by the Senate Intelligence Committee will be released.
On Tuesday, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne FeinsteinDianne FeinsteinUS reveals death toll from terror strikes outside war zones House to vote on NRA-backed gun measure Homeland Security Committee pushes encryption commission in new report MORE (D-Calif.) said the roughly 6,000-page report would not see the light of day, until she is certain crucial information will be made public.
The Obama administration is attempting to redact portions of the report to protect classified information, but Democratic senators are pushing for more facts to be made public.
Feinstein said the White House redacted about 15 percent of the public version of the report. The administration countered that much of those changes were in the footnotes.
Feinstein said she would send a letter to President Obama offering changes to the current redacted version of the report that the committee believes "are necessary.”
The report has already split lawmakers on the committee, with Republicans arguing the findings are biased and could hurt national security.