Everyone Defending the use of Enhanced Torture by the Bush and Conservative Congresses Policies is thus in Support of the, reported, Torture Tactics that ISIL, and All others, are using on those they've captured!! Their Policies rewrote the Laws we established Domestically and led in Writing Internationally and have condemn any and all who broke those laws, they gave Carte Blanche to their policies thus same for everyone from that point on!!
525 page pdf Senate outline of full report
9 December 2014 - The harsh interrogation techniques used by the CIA in the years after Sept. 11 were essentially useless, and far more brutal than the spy agency told Congress and the public, according to a long-awaited Senate report released Tuesday.
It found that CIA interrogation tactics, employed for days or weeks at a time, never led to "imminent threat" intelligence — the figurative ticking time bomb often cited as justification. In some cases, the means were counterproductive, the report found.
Among the techniques described were waterboarding so severe it produced convulsions, sleep deprivation so prolonged it induced hallucinations, the slamming of detainees into walls, the denial of medical care, and unnecessary rectal feeding.
One prisoner, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged architect of the Sept. 11 attacks, was waterboarded 183 times in what was described as "a series of near-drownings."
"It is my personal conclusion that, under any common meaning of the term, CIA detainees were tortured," Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. and the chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said in an introduction to the report. read more>>>
The policies set forth by the bush administration and fully backed by their conservative congresses, the only ones meeting with, after so quickly Abandoning the Missions and those sent to Accomplish after 9/11, Greatly Enhanced the Dangers and Caused the Years of Extended Occupation for American and NATO forces in the Afghan Theater, Our Longest War!!
The Royal United Services Institute said the UK could face a bill of nearly £65bn, once the cost of long-term care for injured veterans was factored in, with most of the money was spent on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The study, called Wars in Peace, said both conflicts were largely “strategic failures” for the UK, The Guardian reported."
"And when you add up to the Department of Defense, Department of State, CIA, Veterans Affairs, interest on debt, the number that strikes me the most about how much we're committed financially to these wars and to our current policies is we have spent $250 billion already just on interest payments on the debt we've incurred for the Iraq and Afghan wars." 26 September 2014
Chris Hayes MSNBC: "If you can run a deficit to go to war, you can run a deficit to take care of the people who fought it" In response to Republican opposition to expanding Veterans' benefits on fiscal grounds