Waterboarding

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First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Land O’ Lakes man, considered co-creator of controversial CIA interrogation program, defends his actions

The man widely considered to be an architect of the CIA’s controversial enhanced interrogation techniques program is a retired Air Force psychologist living in Land O’ Lakes who likens the use of waterboarding and other methods now considered torture ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

US commits ‘crimes against humanity’

High-ranking US officials, including senators and CIA officers are “responsible for crimes against humanity,” and notorious for their “subterfuge, deceit and deception,” a political commentator said on Saturday. The recent clash between the Senate and ... [Published Press tv - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

torture by Western civilization

"The committee's report found that the interrogation techniques devised by Mitchell, a retired air force psychologist, were far more brutal than disclosed at the time, and did not yield useful intelligence. These included waterboarding, stress positions, ... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Creator of torture program advocates CIA’s abusive practices

In an interview with The Guardian reporter Jason Leopold, Mitchell stated he had nothing to apologize for regarding the abuse of prisoners as such a practice had been legal at the time."The people on the ground did the best they could with the way they ... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

​CIA psychologist who developed torture program defends tactics

03:38The Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base in Cuba (AFP Photo / Michelle Shephard)A psychologist considered integral to crafting the CIA’s post-9/11 “enhanced interrogation” tactics slammed an unreleased Senate report on CIA torture as inaccurate while defending ... [Published Russia Today - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Pulitzer committee makes a stand for free press, accountable government [Commentary]

The Pulitzer Prizes to two news outlets that cooperated with whistleblower Edward Snowden in the disclosure of widespread National Security Agency surveillance of electronic communications at home and abroad has U.S. officialdom in a dither.With the exiled ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The CIA Allegedly Used The Red Hot Chili Peppers To Torture An Inmate At Guantanamo Bay

The funk-rock antics of the Red Hot Chili Peppers can now be listed alongside waterboarding as methods of torture the CIA allegedly used against Guantanamo Bay detainees, Al Jazeera reports, citing an anonymous U.S. Speaking to TMZ, Red Hot Chili Peppers ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

The quantum of cruelty

F ive years after the review was ordered, the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee voted earlier this month to release the executive summary from a 6,300-page report that details for the first time the Central Intelligence Agency’s detention and interrogation ... [Published Harvard University Gazette - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 17 reports

Doctor gets prison in abuse of child

GEORGETOWN — A judge sentenced Melvin L. Morse, a former pediatrician, to spend at least three years in prison for convictions in the waterboarding of his 11-year-old stepdaughter.Superior Court Judge Richard F. Stokes gave Morse a five-year sentence ... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 7 reports

US senator says Cheney should be water-boarded

A US senator has called for the "waterboarding" of former US Vice President, Dick Cheney. Angus King, a member of the US Senate Intelligence Committee, has called on Mr Cheney to "go through what ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 6 reports

John McCain: Classified Senate Report on Torture 'Chilling'

The Senate Intelligence Committee's report on interrogation techniques employed by the CIA in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks includes a number of "chilling" stories of the use of torture by American officials that have not yet been released to the public, ... [Published National Journal - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 15 reports

Torture didn't help in finding bin Laden, Senate says

Washington -- - A Senate investigation concludes that waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods provided no key evidence in the hunt for Osama bin Laden , according to congressional aides and outside experts familiar with a still-secret, 6,200-page ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 01 2014]

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...She said, "We basically said, 'Hey, president, if you believe that there's a ticking time bomb scenario, it's on you. You cannot delegate the ticking time bomb scenario out to an 18-year-old guy who's in the National Guard and serving in Iraq.""
Asked to comment on the findings, CIA spokesman Dean Boyd said: "Given the report remains classified, we are unable to comment. As we have stated previously, the CIA, in consultation with other agencies, will carry out an expeditious classification review of those portions of the final SSCI report submitted to the executive branch for review."

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Land O’ Lakes man, considered co-creator of con... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
Land O’ Lakes man, considered co-creator of con... [Published Tampa Tribune - 8 hours ago]
Kayyem discusses 2004 paper on interrogation me... [Published The Valley Dispatch - 15 hours ago]
Senate report states 'harsh interrogation' by C... [Published Sott.net - 16 hours ago]
Twisting Honor, Twisting Human Rights: America ... [Published Huffington Post - 16 hours ago]
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Kidnapping, torture, assassination, and perjury... [Published Sott.net - Apr 21 2014]
Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assas... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 21 2014]
Tom Engelhardt: Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 21 2014]
US commits ‘crimes against humanity’ [Published Press tv - Apr 20 2014]
Tribeca Docs on Government Spying: ‘What Was Il... [Published The Wrap - Apr 20 2014]
Jinnah in the time of the PPO [Published The News International - Apr 20 2014]
torture by Western civilization [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Apr 19 2014]
Creator of torture program advocates CIA’s abus... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 19 2014]
CIA torture program designer defends techniques [Published World Bulletin - Apr 19 2014]
Man Behind Torture Techniques Defends His Role [Published Military.com - Apr 19 2014]
Horrigan: War on the Heartland, with inept geek... [Published STLtoday.com - Apr 19 2014]
INSECURITY: ‘THE WAR AGAINST TERROR’ JUBILEE VE... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 19 2014]
​CIA psychologist who developed torture program... [Published Russia Today - Apr 19 2014]
CIA Psychologist Defends Use of Torture, Rewrit... [Published Opposing Views - Apr 19 2014]
CIA torture mastermind breaks silence [Published Press tv - Apr 19 2014]
Colin Firth delivers in the moving 'Railway Man' [Published Vineland Daily Journal - Apr 18 2014]
With creative ambiguity, Condoleezza Rice defen... [Published MinnPost - Apr 18 2014]
Pulitzer committee makes a stand for free press... [Published Baltimore Sun - Apr 18 2014]
America has Become a Police State [Published Global Research - Apr 18 2014]
CIA vs. Congress: Does torture prevent terror a... [Published Jerusalem Post - Apr 18 2014]
Guantanamo Judge Orders CIA to Turn Over Data o... [Published Russia Profile - Apr 18 2014]
Shame on the despicable Condi boycotters [Published New York Post - Apr 18 2014]
The Best Restaurant in New York Is The United N... [Published Gawker - Apr 17 2014]
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By Tom Engelhardt, a co-founder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as a history of the Cold War, The End of Victory Culture , runs the Nation Institute’s TomDispatch.com . His latest book, co-authored ...
torture by Western civilization [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Apr 19 2014]
"The committee's report found that the interrogation techniques devised by Mitchell, a retired air force psychologist, were far more brutal than disclosed at the time, and did not yield useful intelligence. These included waterboarding, stress positions, ...
The quantum of cruelty [Published Harvard Gazette - Apr 16 2014]
Five years after the review was ordered, the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee voted earlier this month to release the executive summary from a 6,300-page report that details for the first time the Central Intelligence Agency’s detention and interrogation ...
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