Skip to comments.Red-hot torture
Posted on 09/16/2006 1:08:58 AM PDT by JohnHuang2
Thanks to the New York Times, we now know the dreaded torture methods the sadistic CIA used on captured Al Qaeda big shots shortly after the 9/11 attack. I warn you: Reading this column any further will subject you to unvarnished brutality.
According to a front-page article in the Times on Sunday, Sept. 10, Pakistani authorities captured Abu Zubaydah, Al Qaeda's personnel director, a few months after the terror attack five years ago. Zubaydah, wounded in the confrontation, was turned over to American authorities and whisked away to Bangkok, Thailand, where FBI interrogators began questioning him.
According to unnamed sources in the Times article, the FBI and CIA clashed over whether to use soft or tough questioning methods on the captured terrorist. Because it had jurisdiction, the CIA took over and the inquisition began. Agency interrogators stripped Zubaydah, put him in a freezing room and subjected him to Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Not the vegetables, the rock group.
"Of course in reporting the interrogation story, the Times played up the conflict between the FBI and the CIA big but buried the lead. In the final two paragraphs of the lengthy report, the importance of the Chili Pepper story emerges. Times reporter David Johnston quotes yet another anonymous "government official" as saying: "the fact of the matter is that Abu Zubaydah was defiant and evasive until the approved procedures were used. He soon began to provide information on key Al Qaeda operators to help us find and capture those responsible for the 9/11 attacks."
That sounds like a good thing to me, but I do have some advice for the CIA the next time around: Use Ludacris and you'll get bin Laden."
The liberals seem to forget that the purpose of interrogation is to get information. Any means that elicits information from terrorists that can prevent terror attacks and lead to the elimination of other terrorists should be permitted. The choice is the comfort of the terrorists vs. innocent American lives.
What would the American people choose?
I remember "red hot torture" Taliban style. A video of some poor bloke who IIRC thought of adultery, was to be punished by having to lick a red hot spoon. No human can make oneself do this...until the barrel of an AK-47 taps you head. He did - and no fake sizzling sounds were added - all authentic.
OH the INHUMANITY!!!!
Can you imagine being locked in an air conditioned room with Arab music blaring out at you? The horror, the horror.
"Do they know about shrinkage?"
Might have made for an "impressive" photo to release
I'm convinced the libs would welcome a mushroom cloud over an American city if they could blame Bush and subsequently win an election.
Fillet of Fish is said to be the Al Qaida favorite.
I hear they like their Big Mahmouds (mak.mouds) at McDonalds.
A bit off subject, but I have it on good authority that the Filet of Fish is actually a sponge soaked in fish oil, and fried to a golden brown in left over French fry oil.
Sitting in a A/C room in your underwear. Listening to the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Eating at Subway... Basically a description of college dorm life.
No, they remember that very well. That is why they want to prevent it. Success for Bush is failure for them.
The Democrat Party has been taken over by the left. Liberal is just a name they fled to when Communist became too discredited by history. They are now fleeing from liberal to progressive. No matter their name lies and deception is their game and world domination their ultimate goal. We are all that stand in their way.
Oh the humanity ...forcing these poor innocents to sleep without their warm jammies and have to listen to that bad rock music. Why does this remind me about a Monty Python sketch about the Spanish Inquisition?
You won't hear one word about torture or anything from the media with a democratic president. Just like we never used to hear about the homeless with a democratic president, but let a Republican win and the homeless situation became a crisis.
About 10 years ago, a critter got into the wall next to our kitchen. You could hear the scratching and our cats were going nuts. Then my wife set the boom box next to the wall, turned on a rap station, cranked the volume all the way up, took the cats and left for 2 hours (I was at work). When she came back the critter had departed - she didn't even need a cold pack.
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Actually I have been to Egypt where the people LOVE to play their music VERY LOUD. I would say that is pretty torturous!!
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