We Waterboarded Him 183 Times in One Month

The Express would be remiss if we didn’t document this gruesome detail that came out of the torture memos released last week: the CIA waterboarded al Qaeda operative Khalid Shaikh Mohammed 183 times in March 2003. CIA agents, of course, were acting under the authority granted by UC Berkeley law professor John Yoo in his August 2002 torture memo. Granted, Mohammed was a very bad guy; he claims to have planned the 9/11 attacks. But waterboarding him 183 times? Think about it. The CIA tortured him, made him believe he was drowning, about six times a day for a month.

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