Intelligence


"The Salt Pit"
CIA Interrogation Facility outside Kabul


The Salt Pit, Kabul, Afghanistan

CIA map of Afghanistan
For more Public Eye satellite imagery, see the Picture of the Week Gallery of satellite and other imagery of places in the news.
For more Public Eye satellite imagery, see the Picture of the Week Gallery of satellite and other imagery of places in the news.

Overview of the "Salt Pit". Note the absence of any surrounding buildings.
Image date 25 January 2001. (Source: Space Imaging Middle East)
Overview of the "Salt Pit". A new adjacent facility, a possible new CIA station, has been erected next to it.
Image date 17 July 2003. (Source: Space Imaging Middle East)
Overview of abandoned brick-making factory (the "Salt Pit").
Image date 21 January 2001.
(Source: Space Imaging Middle East)
Overview of abandoned brick-making factory (the "Salt Pit") with possible new CIA facility.
Image date 17 July 2003. (Source: Space Imaging Middle East)
Detail of abandoned brick-making factory (the "Salt Pit").
Image date 21 January 2001. (Source: Space Imaging Middle East)
Detail of destroyed brick-making factory. This would seem to corroborate the W. Post March 3, 2005 report that the facility has since been torn down
Image date 17 July 2003. (Source: Space Imaging Middle East)

Detail of possible new CIA facility.
Image date 17 July 20031. (Source: Space Imaging Middle East)



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