Tuesday, October 30, 2007


The fact that politicians are fully willing to debate the approapriateness of torture with a straight face is a shameful chapter in our current history. If you are one of the ethically challenged, who believes that it is imperative "for our safety" that we torture purported enemies, then please read what Malcolm Nance has to say about waterboarding at www.smallwarsjournal.com...

" It has been reported that both the Army and Navy SERE school’s interrogation manuals were used to form the interrogation techniques used by the US army and the CIA for its terror suspects. What was not mentioned in most articles was that SERE was designed to show how an evil totalitarian, enemy would use torture at the slightest whim. If this is the case, then waterboarding is unquestionably being used as torture technique."

"In fact, waterboarding is just the type of torture then Lt. Commander John McCain had to endure at the hands of the North Vietnamese. As a former Master Instructor and Chief of Training at the US Navy Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape School (SERE) in San Diego, California I know the waterboard personally and intimately. SERE staff were required undergo the waterboard at its fullest. I was no exception. I have personally led, witnessed and supervised waterboarding of hundreds of people. "
Read the whole article by clicking on the title...

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