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CIA burns interrogation tapes...

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Che Guava, Dec 7, 2007.

  1. Che Guava

    Che Guava The Juicy Revolutionary

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    ...alledgedly, because of the use of torture on them....


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    So what does the destruction of interrogation tapes like this suggest to you?
     
  2. El_Machinae

    El_Machinae Colour vision since 2018 Retired Moderator

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    That destruction of evidence is still deemed to be the game-winning strategy.
     
  3. Rhymes

    Rhymes Drive 4 25 is back

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    *Shock and awe*

    It's not like people didn't suspect that government agencies had secret documents ;)

    It tells me that the government is hypocritical, if they use torture and think they are in the right, they shouldn't hide about doing so. If they thinks it's wrong, they shouldn't do it.
     
  4. Phlegmak

    Phlegmak Deity

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    No tapes, no torture! The torture never happened! We've always been at war with East Asia!

    Ok, I'm exaggerating a bit. Except for the first two sentences.
     
  5. Fugitive Sisyphus

    Fugitive Sisyphus Escape Artist

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    What I want to know is why, after all the billions we pour into their budget, the CIA still uses such archaic technology as video tapes.
     
  6. sourboy

    sourboy Awakening...

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    Let's see. 9/11 = terror. Since 9/11, no terror.

    Burn em.
     
  7. Patroklos

    Patroklos Deity

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    Aren't you clever :rolleyes:
     
  8. Phlegmak

    Phlegmak Deity

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    Yes. :D
     
  9. PredatorFett

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    That is SO TRUE.:lol:
     
  10. Kozmos

    Kozmos Jew Detective

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    If they wanted to conceal the identities they could just edit the tapes extensively instead of burning them completely.
     
  11. woody60707

    woody60707 Deity

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    Well both sides are right
    Both claims are 100% true. I would bet good money this is SOP for the CIA. Would you want another Plame on our hands? Innocent or not, people want the names of those CIA agents.

    Now being this is (likely) SOP for the CIA to do, how would you prove this is criminal intent. But it surely does help the CIA in this one case.
     
  12. Winner

    Winner Diverse in Unity

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    So what? I don't care a bit about some terrorist scum.
     
  13. downtown

    downtown Crafternoon Delight

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    Congress is pissed. Sen. Rockefeller says there will be hearings.

    I bet the CIA is pretty terrified.
     
  14. Bronx Warlord

    Bronx Warlord Squad Leader

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    About time the CIA got something right.
     
  15. Riffraff

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    Seeing that the US administration openly admits/admitted torturing suspects during interrogation, this isn't all that exciting.
     
  16. bigdog5994

    bigdog5994 Lady Day

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    righties scares us with terrorist and socialism

    lefties scared us with the big bad government and global warming

    same ole', same ole'
     
  17. Erik Mesoy

    Erik Mesoy Core Tester / Intern

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    Straaaaawmaaaaaaan!

    Go back to the first sentence of the article:

    "The CIA has confirmed that it destroyed at least two video tapes showing the interrogation of terror suspects."


    Let's try again: A group of people accused of committing torture has been destroying evidence.
    Try to add something more useful this time.
     
  18. Bill3000

    Bill3000 OOOH NOOOOOOO! Supporter

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    eh? I thought the righties scare us with the bad big government
     
  19. FriendlyFire

    FriendlyFire Codex WMDicanious

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    This is how they go Abu Zubaydah to talk.


     
  20. FriendlyFire

    FriendlyFire Codex WMDicanious

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    I wonder if the CIA actually did "knock off" certain members of the Saudi(s) or if there deaths have been covered up. renditioning them to the US and then applying the same interrogation techniques (drugs) would have revealed how deep the rabbit hole went.

    At least we can be satisfied that the Pakistani General died for hes involvement in 9/11.


    EDIT: Destroying national intelligence wouldnt that be TREASON ???
    (unless of course it is to prevent it from falling into enemy hands)
     

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