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Torture Helped Get Bin Laden?

dan17 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 10:16 AM
Yep, hypocrisy to be sure. However, the drone attacks overseas are not unconstitutional, and are not without precedent. As far as water boarding is concerned, it is hardly torture as is commonly defined by anyone with physical discipline (b*lls).
Tinsldr2 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 10:39 AM
Oh I agree Dan.

I never said the Drones were unconstitutional and I specifically said it was NOT torture.

"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...