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Panetta admits to torture in the hunt for Bin Laden

Posted By admin On February 5, 2013 @ 11:47 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Feb 5, 2013

In an interview with the media outlet “Meet the Press,” US Secretary of Defense and former CIA Director Leon Panetta admitted that torture played a minor role in gathering intelligence in the hunt for Osama bin Laden. Many critics of torture techniques claim that these inhumane interrogation methods only lead to false information and are of no use to fighting the war on terror. So do Panetta’s statements prove that torture is useless? Retired CIA Officer Raymond McGovern brings us more on the Secretary of Defense’s statements.

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[2] US memo drafters were complicit in torture, UN torture monitor says: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-memo-drafters-were-complicit-in-torture-un-torture-monitor-says.html

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[4] Study shows torture ineffective: http://www.prisonplanet.com/study-shows-torture-ineffective.html

[5] Torture Lover John Yoo Excoriates Obama For Banning Torture: http://www.prisonplanet.com/torture-lover-john-yoo-excoriates-obama-for-banning-torture.html

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