CIA: Torture Didn't Stop Any Imminent Attacks

Torture did not stop any imminent attacks on America, so there goes that argument.
The CIA inspector general in 2004 found that there was no conclusive proof that waterboarding or other harsh interrogation techniques helped the Bush administration thwart any "specific imminent attacks," according to recently declassified Justice Department memos.

That undercuts assertions by former vice president Dick Cheney and other former Bush administration officials that the use of harsh interrogation tactics including waterboarding, which is widely considered torture, was justified because it headed off terrorist attacks.

Remember, this is in keeping with the statements made recently by Robert Mueller, the Bush appointed, Republican Director of the FBI.  These illegal techniques did not stop any imminent attacks, and therefore the necessity of torture in the ticking timebomb scenario does not apply.

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