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CIA First Proposed Waterboarding in May 2002

Alex Constantine - April 24, 2009

I once posted a photo of CIA thugs waterboarding a Viet Cong prisoner, so the headline isn't quite right here, but the story makes hay of the argument that the Agency was covered by legal opinions rendered in the Zubaydah case:


WASHINGTON (AP) - A new document indicates the CIA first proposed waterboarding alleged al-Qaida terrorist Abu Zubaydah to top Bush administration officials in mid-May 2002, three months before the Justice Department approved the interrogation technique in a secret legal opinion. ...



- AC

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