Have Ways of Making You Talk
United States figures it can get plenty out of the newly
captured Chemical Ali. But how? And are these interrogation
techniques being readied for American citizens?
could use] a torture warrant, which puts a heavy burden
on the government to demonstrate by factual evidence
the necessity to administer this horrible, horrible
technique of torture. I would talk about nonlethal torture,
say, a sterilized needle underneath the nail, which
would violate the Geneva Accords, but you know, countries
all over the world violate the Geneva Accords. They
do it secretly and hypothetically, the way the French
did it in Algeria."
choice among evils
Should the US torture al-Qaeda mastermind Khalid Shaikh
Mohammed in a bid to head off more terrorism? The answer,
says jurist ALAN DERSHOWITZ, looks into the very heart
have your sons: CIA
Two young sons of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the suspected mastermind
of the September 11 attacks, are being used by the CIA to
force their father to talk.Yousef al-Khalid, 9, and his brother,
Abed al-Khalid, 7, were taken into custody in Pakistan in
September when intelligence officers raided a flat in Karachi
where their father had been hiding.
TIMES: "The ethics of torturing KSM should not be
an issue. As a practical matter, the question is: How to torture
him in such a way that it takes hours, not days or weeks,
for him to break"
report said "blunt force trauma" had contributed
to the deaths.
CIA accused of torture at Bagram base
that US will use 'torture lite' on al-Qaida No 3
The White House denied he was being tortured, although there
is speculation that a variety of techniques known in the intelligence
community as "torture lite" would be used to get
information from him.