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White House endorsed torture - report

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posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 12:22 AM
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White House endorsed torture - report


www.theaustralian.news.com.au

THE Bush Administration explicitly endorsed the use of waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods against al-Qaeda suspects in a pair of secret memos to the CIA in 2003 and 2004, The Washington Post reports.

The previously undisclosed classified memos were requested by then CIA Director George Tenet more than a year after the start of the secret interrogations, the newspaper reported, citing Administration and intelligence officials familiar with the documents.
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posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 12:22 AM
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Finally the paper trail is leading to where it should and the possibility of indictments against the Bush administration are possible.

Anyone who endorses torture and tramples human rights should be held accountable.


Repeated requests by the CIA chief for a paper trail reflected growing worries within the agency that the Administration might later distance itself from decisions about the handling of captured al-Qaeda leaders, the Post said, citing former intelligence officials who spoke on condition of anonymity.


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