Saturday, April 07, 2012

Reptilian Bush admin learns perils of lying down with Jewish Zionist snakes as former comrade in crime Philp Zelikow now accuses it of torture

Former US State Department Counselor Philip Zelikow has described the interrogation techniques during the administration of George W. Bush as torture.

(PressTV) --

In an interview with The Guardian, Zelikow said that he regards what officials called "enhanced interrogation," such as sleep deprivation and waterboarding, as torture.

"I do regard the interrogation practices and conditions of confinement, taken together, as torture -- in the ordinary layman's use of this term," he said.

Zelikow also noted that he had warned in a secret memo in 2006 that the torture techniques breached international and US war crimes laws.

The Bush administration immediately rejected Zelikow's report and ordered copies of the memo to be destroyed.

Zelikow explained that he has little doubt that the methods were unacceptable, saying "I think what they did was wrong."

He added that a later supreme court ruling that the Geneva Conventions do apply to those deemed by the Bush administration to be "illegal combatants" reinforced his position that some of the CIA's interrogation methods were illegal.

"If I was right, officials would be violating the federal War Crimes Act, a felony punishable by up to life imprisonment," he said...LINK

Related: Philip Zelikow's crucial role in 9/11 Commission cover-up of inside job:

The 9/11 Commission’s Executive Director Philip D. Zelikow evidently ensured that nothing deflecting attention from the 19 named Arabs, or toward Israel, would make the final report, whose reading defies belief.


Moreover, Philip Zelikow, the executive director of the 9/11 Commission, is concerned about the spread of such inconvenient facts to the wider public. “Our worry,” he says, “is when things become infectious ... [then] this stuff can be deeply corrosive to public understanding. You can get where the bacteria can sicken the larger body.”

But was Zelikow speaking here as an American government official or as a pro-Israeli insider?

In the same month that he authored the so-called “Bush Doctrine” of preemptive war, which provided the justification for the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Zelikow made this candid admission: “Why would Iraq attack America or use nuclear weapons against us? I’ll tell you what I think the real threat [is] and actually has been since 1990 – it’s the threat against Israel.”

Yet, instead of investigating the Israeli connection, Zelikow used the 9/11 Commission to sell the Israeli-inspired Iraq war to the American people.

Zelikow’s “bacteria” quote is cited in a 2008 paper entitled “Conspiracy theories”. Co-authored by Cass Sunstein, who currently heads President Obama’s White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, the main focus of the paper “involves conspiracy theories relating to terrorism, especially theories that arise from and post-date the 9/11 attacks”.

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