The former head of the CIA’s clandestine service, Jose Rodriguez, made a robust and persuasive defense of the enhanced-interrogation program on 60 Minutes last night. On top of everything else, he was a colorful interview. He said this of the CIA getting the sign-off from the rest of the government for the program: “We needed to get everybody in government to put their big boy pants on and provide the authorities we needed.
On Sunday, Jose Rodriguez, former head of the CIA's Clandestine Service, told 60 Minutes's Lesley Stahl that he has "no regrets" about the agency's use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" -- such as waterboarding -- in an attempt... Read Post
Andrea Mitchell on the MSNBC program bearing her name Tuesday twice referred to "enhanced interrogation techniques" as "torture." The second time, Jose Rodriguez, the former director of the CIA's National Clandestine Services, set t... Read Post