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September 14, 2007

Victory for Andrew Sullivan and Captured Terrorists!

The CIA has removed water-boarding from the list of approved interrogation techniques.

The controversial interrogation technique known as water-boarding, in which a suspect has water poured over his mouth and nose to stimulate a drowning reflex, has been banned by CIA director Gen. Michael Hayden, current and former CIA officials tell ABCNews.com.

The officials say Hayden made the decision at the recommendation of his deputy, Steve Kappes, and received approval from the White House to remove water-boarding from the list of approved interrogation techniques first authorized by a presidential finding in 2002.

The officials say the decision was made sometime last year but has never been publicly disclosed.

Why exactly did the CIA do this? Is it just responding to pressure or did it not really work? Earlier reports had been that , despite the wailing and gnashing of teeth on the left, it does work.

Now I am sure St. Heartache will be offended by the title of this post and claim itís a victory for America but we all know who has been agitating for this and who benefits.

via Hot Air Headlines

Now back to Jack M.'s coup d'etat.


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