Category Archives: The Smoking Memo

Every Word a Lie

Dick Cheney today: The interrogations were used on hardened terrorists after other efforts failed. They were legal, essential, justified, successful, and the right thing to do. The intelligence officers who questioned the terrorists can be proud of their work and … Continue reading

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The Smoking Memo

From HuffPo tonight: Philip Zelikow, a longtime diplomat who worked as counselor to former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and was the executive director of the 9/11 Commission, has been forthright in his opposition to the harsh interrogation techniques used … Continue reading

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