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April 24, 2012


Ex-CIA Officer Defends Destroying Tapes

Jose Rodriguez, who oversaw the CIA's once-secret interrogation program, says in a new book that he ordered the destruction of videos showing waterboarding because he "was tired of waiting for Washington's bureaucracy to make a decision that protected American lives," the AP reports.

He describes sending the order in November 2005 as "just getting rid of some ugly visuals."












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