Americans have long known that their government was torturing terrorism suspects, but many accepted it as a necessary evil that got results. That perception was shaped by some timely media managing, like an interview ABC News broadcast in late 2007 with a former CIA operative. The agent, who was involved in the interrogation of an Al Qaeda member captured in 2002 said the terrorist became cooperative after just “20 or 30 seconds” of waterboarding. New documents show the man in question was actually waterboarded 83 times.
Terrorism suspect waterboarded 83 times
New documents makes liars out of the CIA