February 05, 2008

CIA Director: Yes, We Tortured (AFP source)

CIA used waterboarding on three Al-Qaeda detainees: chiefCIA director Michael Hayden for the first time admitted publicly Tuesday that the agency had used "waterboarding," or simulated drowning, in interrogations of three top Al-Qaeda detainees nearly five years ago.More torture was used, but this is the first admission.

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