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bunkerbuster1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-02-07 10:13 AM
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6. I will be curious to learn how these confessions were coerced.
I suspect it wasn't through torture. (FWIW, yeah, I do think the confessions were coerced--no real reason to believe otherwise, yes?)
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  -Tehran claims all 15 UK personnel have 'confessed' laststeamtrain  Apr-02-07 09:00 AM   #0 
  - Amazing how effective waterboarding is!  Prisoner_Number_Six   Apr-02-07 09:12 AM   #1 
  - LOL!!! My thought exactly...  KansDem   Apr-02-07 09:50 AM   #3 
  - They've obviously got something better..  3waygeek   Apr-03-07 06:32 PM   #56 
  - Now that they've confessed  Turbineguy   Apr-02-07 09:25 AM   #2 
  - Oh, that's such an unfair way to do it when it's them!  treestar   Apr-02-07 09:59 AM   #4 
  - Look! She's wearing replicas of his testicles around her neck.  laststeamtrain   Apr-02-07 10:05 AM   #5 
  - I will be curious to learn how these confessions were coerced.  bunkerbuster1   Apr-02-07 10:13 AM   #6 
  - It may not be coercion.  igil   Apr-02-07 10:20 AM   #8 
  - We might be splitting definition hairs here  bunkerbuster1   Apr-02-07 10:36 AM   #9 
  - It's the kind of "coercion" we got in high school algebra.  igil   Apr-02-07 06:07 PM   #41 
  - That's what I thought  weezy2736   Apr-02-07 11:26 AM   #15 
  - If you read the actual letters it is pretty clear.  Marrah_G   Apr-02-07 10:40 AM   #11 
  - there is one school of thought  melm00se   Apr-02-07 11:47 AM   #18 
  - It might even be SoP for all we know, if captured.  bunkerbuster1   Apr-02-07 11:58 AM   #19 
     - I know that some US navy/AF personnel go through  Ilsa   Apr-02-07 03:43 PM   #26 
  - Didn't look coerced to me.  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-02-07 12:01 PM   #21 
     - That's because we don't parade prisoners out for the TV cameras...  India3   Apr-02-07 02:12 PM   # 
     - Mmmhmm.  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-02-07 03:02 PM   #23 
     - Right. We just torture them in privacy. n/t  sfexpat2000   Apr-02-07 05:35 PM   #39 
     - Nope, the U.S. is too chicken shit  ProudDad   Apr-04-07 02:02 AM   #62 
        - Pffft. Lol! n/t  India3   Apr-04-07 09:07 AM   #68 
     - dooooooop n/t  India3   Apr-02-07 02:12 PM   #22 
     - BWAHAHAHA  cali   Apr-02-07 04:00 PM   #29 
        - The 2004 prisoners said they were well treated.  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-02-07 04:47 PM   #35 
        - " subjected to a three-day ordeal that included mock executions"  cali   Apr-02-07 05:19 PM   #36 
           - According to the second hand account...  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-02-07 05:32 PM   #38 
              - Why do you insist on defending the government of Iran?  Dave From Canada   Apr-03-07 11:16 AM   #50 
                 - I think that we (USA and UK) have beaten prisoners to death in Iraq.  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-07 11:40 AM   #51 
                    - But I'm not arguing that the USA and UK treat prisoners well.  Dave From Canada   Apr-03-07 03:06 PM   #55 
        - Dude you are the best  sanskritwarrior   Apr-04-07 01:23 AM   #59 
  - Now that they've "confessed"  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-02-07 10:14 AM   #7 
  - Oh I know, I know!  Marrah_G   Apr-02-07 10:38 AM   #10 
  - The Iranians are NOT savages like you enjoy stereotyping them as ...  ShortnFiery   Apr-02-07 04:07 PM   #30 
     - Our government certainly has  cali   Apr-02-07 04:41 PM   #32 
     - Again, I wasn't addressing you.  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-07 09:41 AM   #45 
     - No they just hang homosexuals and  sanskritwarrior   Apr-04-07 01:41 AM   #60 
  - My thoughts exactly  hogwyld   Apr-02-07 10:52 AM   #12 
  - Somehow, I just don't see them going as far as  cali   Apr-02-07 10:58 AM   #13 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-02-07 11:17 AM   #14 
  - I do not think that is really called for,  Amused Musings   Apr-02-07 11:30 AM   #16 
     - I think he's trying to say...  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-02-07 11:46 AM   #17 
        - What a novel school of thought.  bunkerbuster1   Apr-02-07 11:59 AM   #20 
  - this is way less convincing than if only a few "confessed"  TexasLawyer   Apr-02-07 03:20 PM   #24 
  - So let me get this straight...  rgbecker   Apr-02-07 03:34 PM   #25 
  - Exactly! Like one woman right winger said on CSPAN's WJ this morning,  ShortnFiery   Apr-02-07 03:55 PM   #28 
  - So you say they're hostages, then? (n/t)  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-02-07 04:43 PM   #33 
  - Does it really matter what they are called? Take one less Empiric moment  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-07 09:54 AM   #48 
  - but, why should we believe the Iranians?  paulk   Apr-02-07 04:47 PM   #34 
  - I'm not saying that we should believe the Iranians either, BUT to take a moment  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-07 09:49 AM   #47 
  - LOL!  cali   Apr-02-07 05:24 PM   #37 
  - Cali, your MO is well known here - your posts are often crass. Plus I wasn't supporting the Iranians  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-07 09:46 AM   #46 
  - I read shortnfiery's posts and I didn't see  ProudDad   Apr-04-07 02:14 AM   #66 
  - Your right, I wont be convinced that they mean us harm  humbled_opinion   Apr-03-07 01:16 PM   #52 
     - Spoken like far too many. Newsflash: They don't want to live here.  ShortnFiery   Apr-04-07 02:13 AM   #65 
        - Uh....  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-04-07 02:29 AM   #67 
  - I think you've summed it up very well. And, welcome to DU. n/t  sfexpat2000   Apr-02-07 05:40 PM   #40 
  - I don't think the Brits went into Iranian waters  sanskritwarrior   Apr-04-07 01:46 AM   #61 
  - SPOT ON! Some here at DU have that knee-jerk reaction n/t  ProudDad   Apr-04-07 02:12 AM   #64 
  - Iran, Britain Back Away From Tough Words  Eugene   Apr-02-07 03:46 PM   #27 
  - How is anyone to know whether these Brits were in Iran's  Disturbed   Apr-02-07 04:38 PM   #31 
     - Given all the military ships and recon aircraft  ManiacJoe   Apr-03-07 08:00 PM   #57 
  - Of course. First claim victory, then retreat...  Orsino   Apr-02-07 07:05 PM   #42 
  - They probably confessed to the Lindbergh kidnapping to get off the waterboard  TOJ   Apr-02-07 07:48 PM   #43 
  - The Iranians know the media in the west wet their pants at the thought of a 'hostage' crisis  stormymonday   Apr-02-07 08:11 PM   #44 
  - No, as long as they keep the prisoners, our Idiot King will not bomb their country. n/t  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-07 09:56 AM   #49 
  - I will believe they were treated well if the are released and say the same thing  gorbal   Apr-03-07 01:28 PM   #53 
  - No, because the UK will not give "a go" to mini-nuke Iran now that THEIR Sailors are being held.  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-07 01:46 PM   #54 
  - How I know Blair faked Iran map  laststeamtrain   Apr-03-07 08:28 PM   #58 
  - Does anyone here remember Gulf of Tonkin,  ProudDad   Apr-04-07 02:07 AM   #63 
 

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