Monday, April 30, 2012

Ex-CIA Head Defends Post-9/11 Tactics

Hard Measures: Ex-CIA Head Defends Post-9/11 Tactics -- CBS 60 Minutes

Jose Rodriguez has no regrets about the CIA using "enhanced interrogation techniques" -- methods that some consider torture - on suspected al Qaeda members detained and questioned after 9/11. Lesley Stahl interviews the former head of the CIA's Clandestine Service about waterboarding and other methods he says were essential to getting information from suspected terrorists, and he denies claims that these harsh measures caused detainees to provide false or unreliable information that misled the CIA. In fact, Rodriguez says that high-level detainees Khalid Sheik Mohammed and Abu Zubaydah provided their best information only after harsh treatment, a claim that the CIA's own investigator general has challenged.

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My Comment
: Jose Rodriguez makes Lesley Stahl from 60 minutes looks naive and stupid in this report. Her comments to Jose Rodriguez's remarks on ensure/diet manipulation are classic. Jose Rodriguez is a hero .... and he shines in this video.

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