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Donald Trump may reinstate torture technique waterboarding, says 'it absolutely works'

Donald Trump may reinstate torture technique waterboarding, says 'it absolutely works'

US President Donald Trump has suggested he may consider reinstating waterboarding and other interrogation techniques widely seen as torture, depending on the advice of CIA and Pentagon chiefs, saying he wants to "fight fire with fire" when it comes to terrorism.

Jan 26, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
Republican candidate Trump reverses stance on torture: WSJ

Republican candidate Trump reverses stance on torture: WSJ

In a Republican presidential debate on Thursday night, Trump indicated he might order the US military to break the law on interrogation tactics including waterboarding.

Mar 05, 2016, 02:41 AM IST
Trump calls for waterboarding, other methods in US fight against ISIS

Trump calls for waterboarding, other methods in US fight against ISIS

US Republican White House front-runner Donald Trump said on Sunday he would be open to harsh measures to deal with the threat from Islamic State, including going beyond the controversial interrogation tactic known as waterboarding .

Feb 08, 2016, 10:00 AM IST

Evidence of wider US waterboarding: HRW

A Human Rights Watch report paints a more complete picture of the US` close cooperation with the regime of Libya`s Muammar Gaddafi.

Sep 06, 2012, 14:50 PM IST

US doctor accused of `waterboarding` daughter

The daughter of a US doctor who has appeared on national TV for his research on near-death experiences told investigators he "waterboarded" her.

Aug 10, 2012, 19:20 PM IST

Republican rivals wrong on waterboarding: Obama

Waterboarding is a form of torture in which water is poured over the face of an immobilised captive.

Nov 14, 2011, 17:28 PM IST

`Waterboarding helped in tracking down Osama`

Ex-US vice president calls for reinstatement of harsh interrogation methods.

May 09, 2011, 10:13 AM IST

Bush, in memoir, says he approved waterboarding: Report

Former US Prez George Bush says in his memoir that he approved CIA to waterboard 9/11 mastermind.

Nov 04, 2010, 21:28 PM IST

Ex-Bush aide Rove `proud` of waterboarding

A top aide to former US president George W Bush has defended the use of harsh interrogation techniques, insisting he is "proud" of the methods and they had helped prevent terrorist attacks.

Mar 12, 2010, 23:54 PM IST