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Did the CIA Torture So Bush Could Invade Iraq? (Video)

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The Bush administration and the CIA tortured al-Qaida suspects because they wanted evidence that linked Saddam Hussein to 9/11 and could be used to justify the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Middle East expert Patrick Cockburn writes at The Independent.The Bush administration and the CIA tortured al-Qaida suspects because they wanted evidence that linked Saddam Hussein to 9/11 and could be used to justify the 2003 invasion of Iraq, says Middle East expert Patrick Cockburn.

American Torture -- Past, Present, and… Future?

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Mainstream coverage of US torture in general and of the new Senate report in particular rests on three false assumptions: 1 The most important question is whether torture “worked” 2 U torture ended when George W Bush left office 3 The only kind of torture that really “counts” happens in foreign war zones Let’s look at each of these in order.

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