Friday, October 06, 2006

U.S. Once Considered Waterboarding a War Crime

Obviously, as with so many things, it depends on whose ox is being gored apparently....

UPI - The [Washington] Post reported that in 1947, the United States charged a Japanese officer, with war crimes for carrying out a form of water-boarding on a U.S. civilian, and according to U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., the officer was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor.


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