02 June 2011

What to do if you are waterboarded

What to do if you are waterboarded:

There's also evidence coming to light that waterboarding isn't the "open sesame" some would have us believe. According to Marc Thiessen, a Bush speechwriter, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed counted the seconds he was being waterboarded on his fingers, determining that his interrogators were limited to 40 seconds of controlled drowning at a time. Thiessen's point was that limiting waterboarding, which was crucial to the administration's claim that it wasn't torture, also made it ineffective.


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