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WASHINGTON - The US State Department is increasing security at some American embassies in anticipation of the public release of a long-awaited Senate report detailing the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques, US officials said on Wednesday. 

The most common form of "enhanced interrogation" to be revealed in the US report is waterboarding. It was reportedly used hundreds of times at the CIA safe house in Thailand.

The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the additional security measures reflected concerns that the report could prompt protests in countries where the CIA operated secret prisons that were used to conduct interrogations.

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