Did CIA Destroy Tapes Showing Waterboarding and Involvement of Psychologists in Torture?

My sources are saying that the destruction actually occurred in mid to late November of 2005. That really puts it in a different context. Two things going on at that point: one, the Justice Department has decided that it's going to bring criminal charges against Jose Padilla; two, we have the Musawi case going on in the Eastern District of Virginia, and in that case Judge Leonie Brinkema is pushing, demanding, that the government turn over any tapes that ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Dec 10, 2007 - 12:48 PM PST
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Matisse Enzer
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by Matisse Enzer - Oct. 1, 2008

Saying "My sources are saying ..." is not the same as listing actual sources.

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Jack Dinkmeyer
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by Jack Dinkmeyer - Oct. 1, 2008

An excellent, if frustrating piece. What can one really say about the CIA's behavior? Throwing away all the political correctness--it does get in the way and lets others off the hook--what we all know to be true shines through: evidence of great wrongdoing was destroyed for obvious reasons. Period. What's happened to my America? The country I was so proud to be a part of when I traveled the world?

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - Oct. 1, 2008

The story investigates aspects of the crime of destroying the tapes, and the possibility that they contained scenes of Psychologists participating in the torture.

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Peter Henry
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by Peter Henry - Oct. 1, 2008

Democracy Now! is one of the nation's finest broadcast news analysis shows. As Amy Goodman quipped recently to Don Imus, "We don't do sound bites." The website also provides free up-to-the-minute print transcripts - name another news show which even comes close. In this important piece, Goodman interviews two reporters who are following the story of the CIA destroying videotape evidence of its waterboarding and torture activities. The background information, how the CIA developed these torture techniques together with some rogue psychologists, is quite interesting. The destruction of the CIA torture tapes seems to be a criminal matter,

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