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Bush accused of ‘literary swiping’ memoir stories


November 13th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Former US President George W Bush has been accused of 'literary swiping' sections of his memoirs 'Decision Points' from other books and newspaper articles about his presidency.According to ... Read more...

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‘Bush could be arrested abroad over sanctioning ‘waterboarding’ of terror suspects’


November 10th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): US security chiefs have condemned former President George W Bush's defence of torture yesterday, and disputed his claim that information obtained by subjecting prisoners to simulated drowning or ... Read more...

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‘Waterboarding’ of terror suspects warded off attacks on Britain, claims Bush


November 9th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Former US President George W Bush has claimed that the "waterboarding" of terror suspects by the CIA saved British lives by stopping Islamist attacks on Heathrow and Canary ... Read more...

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Nebraska Man Arrested For Allegedly Waterboarding His Girlfriend


October 30th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Lincoln, Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 22-year-old man from Nebraska has been taken into custody by authorities after he allegedly subjected his girlfriend to the technique of waterboarding as he ... Read more...

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Glaring Omission On Memo Ordering Destruction Of CIA Terror Tapes


July 27th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The infamous video tape on the waterboarding of detainees by the US troops in Thailand has been broken open now. The discovery of ... Read more...

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Tories under fire over links with extreme right wing ‘Conservative madrassa’


March 6th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 6 (ANI): The Conservative party has come under fire after it was revealed that at least 11 prospective Tory parliamentarians have been trained by a rightwing group, which believes that ... Read more...

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Claims that US is less safe under Obama not credible: Powell


February 22nd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 22 (ANI): Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell has nullified claims that the United States is less safe under President Obama."The bottom line answer is the nation ... Read more...

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CIA faces probe for excesses on terror suspects: LA Times


August 10th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) The US attorney general is set to order an inquiry into alleged abuses committed by CIA during the interrogation of terrorism suspects. Democrats and opponents of the ... Read more...

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Cheney is ‘a strong believer’ in waterboarding


June 2nd, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Former US Vice President Dick Cheney has defended the need for applying the interrogative technique of waterboarding on Al Qaeda terrorists, calling it a "well done" technique ... Read more...

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10-year-old’s question on Gitmo torture sends Rice scurrying for cover


May 5th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 5 (ANI): A question from a ten-year-old school student forced former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to defend the Bush administration's interrogation methods on Gitmo detainees. Rice told ... Read more...

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Condoleezza Rice still hounded by role in waterboarding of Gitmo detainees


May 2nd, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who is facing flak for verbally approving to CIA Director George Tenet to use waterboarding on detainees, has defended herself ... Read more...

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Clinton mocks Cheney over his defence of waterboarding


April 23rd, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has mocked former vice president Dick Cheney at a Capitol Hill review of her first three months in office."It won't surprise ... Read more...

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Waterboarding used 183 times against September 11 mastermind


April 20th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 20 (ANI): C.I.A. officers used the waterboarding, the near-drowning technique, against 9/11 planner Khalid Shaikh Mohammed 183 times, according to a 2005 Justice Department legal memorandum.A CIA memo quoting ... Read more...

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Obama releases CIA interrogation memos


April 17th, 2009 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Thursday released four internal legal opinions that were used by former president George W. Bush's administration as justification for harsh CIA interrogations, but ... Read more...

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CIA destroyed nearly 100 interrogation tapes of al Qaeda operatives


March 3rd, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 3 (ANI): The US Government has admitted that the CIA destroyed 92 videos of its intelligence officers grilling al Qaeda suspects at secret black sites.A previous admission by ... Read more...

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White House played role in CIA interrogation of Al Qaeda operative


September 25th, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.25 (ANI): Senior White House officials played a central role in deliberations in the spring of 2002 about whether the Central Intelligence Agency could legally use harsh interrogation techniques while ... Read more...

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Bush vetoes torture-ban law, saying it ties CIA hands


March 8th, 2008 - 11:26 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, March 8 (DPA) US President George W. Bush Saturday vetoed a law that would prevent the CIA from using torture-like waterboarding and other forms of coercion on prisoners. The move provoked ... Read more...

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