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bigtree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-14-04 10:10 AM
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Wolfowitz admits inhumane interrogation

Wolfowitz admits inhumane interrogation
By Marian Wilkinson, Herald Correspondent in Washington
May 15, 2004
http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/05/14/1084289891621...

In a tense exchange with Senator Reed, Mr Wolfowitz pointed out that General Sanchez's rules included the guidance that detainees "will never be touched in a malicious or unwanted manner".

But Senator Reed demanded to know if Mr Wolfowitz thought that "crouching naked for 45 minutes is humane?"

"Not naked, absolutely not" said Mr Wolfowitz.

"So if he's dressed up, it's fine?" asked Senator Reed.

After more argument, Mr Wolfowitz said he did believe that putting a bag over someone's head for 72 hours was "inhumane".


Wolfowitz tried to dodge the questions by saying the bags weren't over the heads of prisoners for that long. Wolfowitz's contempt for Sen. Reed and Sen. Clinton was so apparent he could barely speak.


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friendofbenn Donating Member (383 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-14-04 10:20 AM
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1. he also admitted...
the war was about oil. does anyone remember that?
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LittleApple81 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-14-04 10:23 AM
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4. During yesterday's hearing? That is interesting. n/t
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friendofbenn Donating Member (383 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-14-04 10:24 AM
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5. no
not yesterday but after the war. it was in some interview that was taken down
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bigtree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-14-04 10:31 AM
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6. during yesterday's hearing, also, under questioning from Sen. Reed
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LittleApple81 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-14-04 10:21 AM
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2. I saw that. His face was contorted, his ears were sticking out...
he looks like a caricature of a mean person... too unreal for a real living thing.
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spanone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-14-04 10:22 AM
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3. Wolfowitz will do time for his war crimes.
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riverwalker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-14-04 10:33 AM
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7. The photos of him at Abu Ghraib
"touring" the prison on July 20th, the very same day the Amnesty International gave him a report about "very serious" abuses going on at the prison. He knew. Paul Wolfowitz was THERE.
http://home.earthlink.net/~platter/articles/030723-tort...
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yellowcanine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-14-04 10:37 AM
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8. Rummy and Wolfie opend the Pandora's Box when they said they allowed the
use of "coercive" interrogation techniques. Ther are now "reaping the whirlwind." Damn fine mixed metaphor, dontcha think?
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