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Interrogators Speak Out: Why Not a Torture Turing Test?

Barry Eisler | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics
Barry Eisler

It's hard to imagine that any American, Jose Rodriguez included, would argue waterboarding isn't torture if the tapes in question depicted Iranian or Chinese agents waterboarding captured American pilots.

Interrogators Speak Out: America Is Morally Bipolar

Matthew Alexander | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics
Matthew Alexander

Another year, another round of the torture debate -- the pattern keeps repeating itself. Each year, the pro-torture advocates submit a new mouthpiece, and each year the anti-torture advocates offer up actual interrogators.

Interrogators Speak Out: Did Torture 'Work?'

Jim Clemente | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics
Jim Clemente

Another round of torture debates is soon to ensue on the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden. Jose Rodriguez, the former CIA agent notorious for destroying 'the torture tapes,' will release his new book, Hard Measures, on the same date.

Torture Did Not Lead the U.S. to Bin Laden

David Danzig | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
David Danzig

Four leading former interrogators and intelligence officials argue today that, "The use of waterboarding and other so-called 'enhanced' interrogation...

"Damn Right" Bush Says He'd OK Torture Again, But Waterboarding Did Not Save Lives According to U.S. Interrogators

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Human Rights First

When the CIA asked President George W. Bush if they had the authority to waterboard suspected Al Qaeda operative Khalid Sheik Muhammed in 2003, Presid...

GTMO Hearing: Does the Threat of Rape Make a Confession Involuntary?

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Human Rights First

Does threatening a prisoner with rape and death, even implicitly, mean that a court should suppress admission of a crime because those statements lack reliability?