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Torture Helped Get Bin Laden?

coveyrise Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 4:48 PM
People who claim that waterboarding doesn't work have never tried it. It will make you take back stuff you didn't steal.
Davole Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 9:18 PM
coveyrise -

Sure, "that stuff you didn't steal" just surprisingly followed you home!

"Zero Dark Thirty," the film about the hunt for and killing of Osama bin Laden, got a fresh infusion of buzz over the weekend when outgoing Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta confirmed again that enhanced interrogation techniques aided the effort to find bin Laden.

"Some of it came from ... interrogation tactics that were used," he said. "But the fact is we put together most of that intelligence without having to resort to that. I think we could have gotten bin Laden without that."

In other words, the movie exaggerates the role played by enhanced interrogation techniques -- torture to...