According to the new CIA chronology, that was the first briefing at which the subject of waterboarding was raised.
A number of Japanese soldiers were criminally charged and convicted for waterboarding and otherwise torturing prisoners.
Over the next three years, he was interrogated repeatedly—including, by some reports, 180 instances of waterboarding.
He blew the whistle on CIA waterboarding, but the government keeps trying to sweep the issue, and him, out of sight.
For ethical reasons, “hard” interrogation techniques, such as slapping and waterboarding, are difficult to test in a lab.
Baum brought onto the screens a February 27, 2012, fantasy chat in which Valle had said, “Some waterboarding will be in order.”
The reporting on waterboarding since 2004 "can hardly be termed neutral," the study says in its last sentence.
But there were no beatings, no waterboarding, no rough stuff at all.
Another was convicted of waterboarding his own young daughter for failing to know her ABCs.
Another woman walked by; her T-shirt spelled out “waterboarding Instructor.”