October 15, 2008

White House approved waterboarding in writing

CIA Tactics Endorsed In Secret Memos - washingtonpost.com: "The Bush administration issued a pair of secret memos to the CIA in 2003 and 2004 that explicitly endorsed the agency's use of interrogation techniques such as waterboarding against al-Qaeda suspects -- documents prompted by worries among intelligence officials about a possible backlash if details of the program became public."

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