A personal blog from librarian who is progressive and pagan, discussing politics, current events, and books.
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
How the CIA Started Torturing
Dennis Blair, current director of National Intelligence, said recently that the harsh interrogation techniques of the Bush Administration worked. However, this New York Timesarticle claims it is not effective, and goes into detail as to how torture techniques were chosen and that it was in large part out of ignorance of current interrogation techniques.