Monday, November 08, 2010

GW Bush: Waterboarding saved British lives

The Times (of London) is reporting, via the Drudge Report, that George W. Bush has claimed that information extracted from terrorist suspects by “waterboarding” saved British lives by preventing attacks on Heathrow and Canary Wharf.

In an exclusive interview with The Times, the former US President offered a vigorous defence of the coercive interrogation technique: “Three people were waterboarded and I believe that decision saved lives.” He denied that waterboarding, which simulates drowning, amounted to torture.

Asked if he authorised the use of waterboarding to get information from the captured al-Qaeda leader Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, he was unequivocal: “Damn right!”

(Click here for the entire article.)

5 Comments:

OpenID juscot said...

Mark Shea will be pissed, bt who cares!

12:46 AM  
Blogger Vir Speluncae Catholicus said...

'Zactly!!

5:11 PM  
Blogger Michelle Therese said...

Oh... the "Conservative" bashing Catholics are going to whine over this for sure!

It says I have to register to read the rest of the article. I don't like to have my info out there on boatloads of websites :-((

3:40 PM  
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