Wednesday, 17 December 2014

CIA torture, ironic really

The US Senate Intelligence Oversight Committee has published its massive catalog of the CIA's torture of Islamic "detainees". It's over 500 pages long and gives gruesome details of simulated drownings (up to 20 per day), rectal feedings and food and sleep deprivation by interrogators - followed by medical officers asking the prisoner if it hurts and handing out an aspirin! (Bureaucracy beats torture.)

The irony comes from the fact that for decades the CIA has been suspected of working on advanced and illegal mind control techniques such as MK:ULTRA with sophisticated use of drugs and electrical fields. MK is a Germanic reference to Mind Control.

And yet when the need is there, it turns out all they know how to do is rough people up and pour water on them.

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