Skip to comments.Rice approved CIA waterboarding
Posted on 04/23/2009 9:40:19 AM PDT by JoeProBono
The CIA's use of waterboarding to interrogate terrorism suspects was approved by Condoleezza Rice as early as 2002, a senate report reveals. As national security adviser, Ms Rice consented to the harsh interrogation of al-Qaeda suspect Abu Zubaydah, the Senate Intelligence Committee found. Memos released last week show that he and another key detainee were subjected to waterboarding 266 times. Former Vice-President Dick Cheney has said the techniques produced results.
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Al-Qaeda suspect Abu Zubaydah was waterboarded more than 80 times
Good. She showed she has the ability to make decisions.
Did Americans do this or was it performed by others? Waiting to find this out.
Aggravated Sponge Bath
Makes me up my respect level for her a couple points.
Imagine you’re back in late 2001 or early 2002 and someone predicted that in a few short years the relatively mild interrogation methods employed on the terrorists belonging to the organization that killed thousands of American citizens on 9/11/01 would be a very controversial issue for about half of the citizenry, despite the fact that it’s been proven that such methods were successful in saving countless American lives. ...and that the President of the U.S. at the time would be a Marxist by the name of Barack Hussein Obama.
NO ONE would’ve believed it.
I mean, I can see where it’d be traumatic, as some of those guys have never seen water before...
why is it allright to shoot 3 muslims between the eyes to save one ship captain (the pirates hostage) but barbaric to waterboard someone to save numerous lives....makes no sense
Ok but did American citizens do the waterboarding?
I don't care a whit!
The fact is that American lives, lots of them, were saved because need information was obtained and I for one couldn't care less how, or by whom, that was done.
BTW: none of what was done comes remotely close to torture!
Good, If BHO goes after her it will be a continuation of the out of control BLACK on BLACK crime that is prevalent in Black neighborhoods all across the nation.
Obama Attackng an Innocent person.
You don’t. I do.
I heard only three detainees were waterboarded, is that true?
Waterboarding is NOT torture I don't care what the liberal idiots say.
Frankly, I don’t care if we slowly gouged out the body parts of Al Qaeda members in the process of interrogation, put bullets in their heads when the necessary intel was obtained, and then buried them in pig carcasses. In fact, I strongly advocate such action.
I can guarantee you that our stature in the eyes of that part of the world these people come from would go up greatly if we did as you suggest.
I am SICK of liberal apologists!
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