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Water Torture

He escaped from chains, coffins and straitjackets, but not from a mysterious Halloween death | Posted 10.31.2016 | Entertainment

Erich Weisz, aka Harry Houdini March 24, 1874 - Octiber 31, 1926 Spectacular escapes from chains and straitjackets were his stock in trade - oft hang...

What If the Iranians Waterboarded an American?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 04.27.2013 | Home
Tom Engelhardt

They strip him, put a dog collar and leash on him. They hood him, loose dogs on him. They subject him to freezing cold water and leave him naked on cold nights.

'I Begged for Them to Stop'

Nick Turse | Posted 04.27.2013 | Home
Nick Turse

Try not to think about dying, because there's nothing you can do about it, because you're tied down, because someone is pouring that water over your face, forcing it into you, drowning you slowly and deliberately. You're helpless. You're in agony.

Obama's "Drip, Drip, Drip..." Intelligence Problem

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama faces a steady drip, drip, drip of stories leaking and becoming public. Wiretapping stories, torture stories, and secret CIA covert stories were all in the news in the past week alone.