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Jose Rodriguez Hard Measures

Hard Measures: Torture Is Humane

Glenn L. Carle | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Glenn L. Carle

Jose Rodriguez's book, Hard Measures, does not seem so much deluded as willfully misleading, an apologia for some of the most controversial choices made by the Bush administration and the CIA.

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.