Waterboarding

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First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Obama on Torture: After Ban, Does His Opinion Matter?

Source: AFP/Getty Images “We tortured some folks” after 9/11, President Barack Obama told reporters during an August 1 news conference. “We did some things that were contrary to our values.” Those few words reopened the debate on the enhanced ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

George W Bush Ice Bucket Challenge Sees The Former President Get A Drenching For ALS

George W Bush has joined the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise funds for ALS awareness and - we'd like to think - pay a little tribute to all those water-boarding victims."To you all that challenged me, I do not think it's presidential for me to be splashed ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 20 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Jed Dixon: Waterboarding makes U.S. mirror image of enemies

Why did The Journal print Bush staffer Marc Thiessen’s horrifying apology for torture (“Here’s a better definition of ‘torture,’” Commentary, Aug. 19)?Thiessen makes a two-point case that the United States did not torture anyone in the post 9/11 war on ... [Published Providence Journal - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Melina Milazzo: Dangerous and irresponsible opinion

Marc Thiessen’s Aug. 19 Commentary piece (“Here’s a better definition of ‘torture’”), is a dangerous and irresponsible attempt to defend waterboarding and other torture by shocking the reader with other horrific examples.Proponents of the Central Intelligence ... [Published Providence Journal - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Gabriel Read: I’ll take McCain’s word

I am curious why The Journal wasted one quarter of the editorial page on Marc Thiessen’s pathetic attempt to justify waterboarding (“Here’s a better definition of ‘torture,’” Commentary, Aug. 19).He spends six paragraphs quoting American servicemen who ... [Published Providence Journal - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

'I Could Have Stopped Them': Ex-CIA Lawyer Defends Waterboarding Decision

08/20/2014 02:27 PM Ex-CIA Lawyer Defends Waterboarding DecisionInterview Conducted by Holger StarkIn an interview, former top CIA lawyer John Rizzo says the US' waterboarding and other "enhanced interrogation methods" for terror suspects had "deep trouble" ... [Published Spiegel Online - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ice Bucket Challenge Hipsters: These Guantanamo Detainees Did It First

Waterboarding, the original ice bucket challenge ... [Published The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Rese ... - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Will letter from accused 9/11 mastermind Mohammed get to Obama?

GUANTANAMO NAVY BASE, Cuba — Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the man who once bragged that he ran the Sept. 11 terror attacks “from A to Z,” has written President Obama about his views on the situation in Gaza and other current events.The military has yet to say ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Accused 9/11 mastermind has written to Obama. Will the military mail him the letter from Guantánamo?

GUANTANAMO NAVY BASE, Cuba -- — Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the man who once bragged that he ran the Sept. 11 terror attacks “from A to Z,” has written President Barack Obama about his views on the situation in Gaza and other current events.But the military ... [Published Miami Herald - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

CIA torture report needs to be released

More than a year and a half ago, the Senate Intelligence Committee approved a voluminous report on the CIA's detention and interrogation of suspected terrorists after 9/11. Those who have read the report say it concludes that the agency used brutal and ... [Published Korea Times - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

US judge: Explain Gitmo force-feeding

A US judge has ordered the commander of notorious Guantanamo prison to present details about the force-feeding of hunger strikers at the detention camp. Judge Gladys Kessler called on the military on Wednesday to come up with explanations about the use ... [Published Press tv - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 11 reports

NYT Drops Government-Preferred Euphemisms and Will Now Call Torture "Torture"

In an announcement on Thursday, the New York Times ' executive editor Dean Baquet said the widely-read newspaper—at the urging of reporters in the newsroom—will end its  long-held and widely criticized practice of calling torture  by the U.S. government ... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 08 2014]

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... and  The Great Gatsby  set a high standard for sheer energy and opulence at the launch of the Emporium yesterday, Larissa Nicholson reports. "It did not quite match the glamour of his films - this was a shopping centre after all, not a Long Island mansion - but as the champagne flowed, no-one seemed to mind too much."
"[I[f Scotland were independent, I am sorry to say, it would no longer be much reflected on TV screens and airwaves in the rest of the UK."
"To you all that challenged me, I do not think it's presidential for me to be splashed with ice water, so I'm simply going to write you a check."
...He has written about his expereinces in the newly published book, "Company Man: Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA."

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Obama on Torture: After Ban, Does His Opinion M... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 3 hours ago]
The tortuous debate over the CIA's 'torture' re... [Published Washington Examiner - 17 hours ago]
Melbourne Express: Robin Hood's $30K find [Published Melbourne Age - 19 hours ago]
Jed Dixon: Waterboarding makes U.S. mirror imag... [Published Providence Journal - 23 hours ago]
Melina Milazzo: Dangerous and irresponsible opi... [Published Providence Journal - 23 hours ago]
Gabriel Read: I’ll take McCain’s word [Published Providence Journal - 23 hours ago]
Indyref Daily: Are we ready to cut Auntie out o... [Published Stv.tv - Aug 20 2014]
George W Bush Ice Bucket Challenge Sees The For... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 20 2014]
'I Could Have Stopped Them': Ex-CIA Lawyer Defe... [Published Spiegel Online - Aug 20 2014]
9/11 terror trials delayed by allegations of to... [Published The Hill - Aug 20 2014]
The Road From Abu Ghraib: 10 years on [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 19 2014]
Fair or not, Obama must avoid perception of wea... [Published Park Hills Daily Journal - Aug 19 2014]
Ice Bucket Challenge Hipsters: These Guantanamo... [Published The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Rese ... - Aug 19 2014]
Russell Brand: Israel-Hater [Published New York Observer - Aug 18 2014]
Exclusive Emails Show Ohio Was Worried About It... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 18 2014]
Guantánamo prison policy: An intelligence unit ... [Published Miami Herald - Aug 17 2014]
DEL STONE JR.: Flying across the Atlantic: Fun ... [Published Northwest Florida Daily News - Aug 17 2014]
New light on black sites [Published Boston Globe - Aug 17 2014]
Will letter from accused 9/11 mastermind Mohamm... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 17 2014]
Patriots don’t break laws: Why excusing torture... [Published Salon - Aug 16 2014]
It's logical to say torture doesn't work [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 16 2014]
Accused 9/11 mastermind has written to Obama. W... [Published Miami Herald - Aug 15 2014]
Thornhill water-skiers make life on the water f... [Published YorkRegion.com - Aug 15 2014]
CIA torture report needs to be released [Published Korea Times - Aug 15 2014]
Torture report release will spark violence - CIA [Published Sott.net - Aug 14 2014]
On the Salem Witch Trial Syndrome: Aisling Brad... [Published Milford Daily News - Aug 14 2014]
State Legislators Drink the Happy Water in Sacr... [Published Culver City Observer - Aug 14 2014]
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Obama on Torture: After Ban, Does His Opinion M... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 3 hours ago]
Source: AFP/Getty Images “We tortured some folks” after 9/11, President Barack Obama told reporters during an August 1 news conference. “We did some things that were contrary to our values.” Those few words reopened the debate on the enhanced ...
Ice Bucket Challenge Hipsters: These Guantanamo... [Published The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Rese ... - Aug 19 2014]
Waterboarding, the original ice bucket challenge ...
A Ticket to Sarah Palin's Funhouse [Published OpEdNews - Aug 13 2014]
The deep rabbit hole that is Sarah's Wonderland is where she expertly weighs in on everything from "the war on Christmas" to the moral imperative of our country waterboarding our enemies, saying that water torture is "how we baptize terrorists." Of course, ...
US Blowback. [Published London Irvine Report - Aug 11 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Baltic Dry Index. 777  +12 LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. "I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we're really talking about peace." George W Bush --Washington, ...
When presidents talk real bad [Published Daily Kos - Aug 10 2014]
Conservatives have a new sound bite. On behalf of all Americans, they are offended by the sound of President Obama's sound bites. (At times, I am too. After all, if " we tortured some folks ," then we have a legal and moral responsibility to prosecute ...
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