Direct from the White House: Choreographing the specifics of torture

If ABC News has the proof needed on this, I would hope that the group of individuals (they certainly can’t be called ladies and gentlemen) involved in the specific and systematic torture of prisoners will receive mandatory invitations to the Hague, immediately.

White House Torture Advisers
By Dan Froomkin
Special to
Thursday, April 10, 2008; 1:20 PM

Top Bush aides, including Vice President Cheney, micromanaged the torture of terrorist suspects from the White House basement, according to an ABC News report aired last night.

Discussions were so detailed, ABC’s sources said, that some interrogation sessions were virtually choreographed by a White House advisory group. In addition to Cheney, the group included then-national security adviser Condoleezza Rice, then-defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld, then-secretary of state Colin Powell, then-CIA director George Tenet and then-attorney general John Ashcroft.

Read the entire Washington Post article here.


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