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Ex-CIA Officer: Yes, Harsh Interrogations Helped Us Nail Bin Laden

chemurdered Wrote: Jan 06, 2013 3:50 PM
U.S. Navy and Marine pilots were waterboarded as part of thier escape and evasion training prior to duty in Viet Nam. The water boarding sessions lasted 5 minutes. The "torture" performed at Gitmo via waterboarding had no session longer than 3 minutes and had a psychiatrist present. It's a nice thought to be sanctamonious but if I can save the life of my grand children, children, friends relatives and fellow Americans from terriorist beasts.......turn on the water!!!!!!!!!

This doesn't quite qualify as breaking news for those who tracked the extraordinary labyrinth of intelligence that emerged in the days following the 2011 Abbottabad raid, but the subject of US interrogation policy is again generating controversy in advance of the release of 'Zero Dark Thirty,' a film that dramatizes the bin Laden mission.  Writing in today's Washington Post, a former top CIA counter-terrorism officer sets the record straight on what measures were, and were not, employed to help bring down the world's most infamous terrorist.  Jose Rodriguez -- who made headlines last year when