"Torture Memo" Author Says He Authorized Waterboarding, But Not "Extended Solitary Confinement"

According to Congressional testimony released yesterday, the former official in Bush’s Justice Department who co-authored the most famous of the¬†“torture memos,” said¬†he had¬†sanctioned certain harsh “interrogation techniques”¬†used by the CIA on terrorism suspects,¬†but not others.¬†As the Los Angeles Times reported, “Jay S. Bybee, former head of the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, said in […]