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Bush-era torture use ‘indisputable,’ Guantanamo must close, task force finds

Posted By kurtnimmoadmin On April 17, 2013 @ 3:03 pm In Old Infowars Posts Style,Tile,World at War | Comments Disabled

Matt Spetalnick and Jane Sutton
usnews.nbcnews.com
April 17, 2013

An independent task force issued a damning review of Bush-era interrogation practices on Tuesday, saying the highest U.S. officials bore ultimate responsibility for the “indisputable” use of torture, and it urged President Barack Obama to close the Guantanamo detention camp by the end of 2014.

In one of the most comprehensive studies of U.S. treatment of terrorism suspects, the panel concluded that never before had there been “the kind of considered and detailed discussions that occurred after 9/11 directly involving a president and his top advisers on the wisdom, propriety and legality of inflicting pain and torment on some detainees in our custody.”

“It is indisputable that the United States engaged in the practice of torture,” the 11-member task force, assembled by the nonpartisan Constitution Project think tank, said in their 577-page report.

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