CIA veteran challenges the accuracy of Zero Dark Thirty

Osama bin Laden was found using electronic intelligence and advanced electronic warfare methods. To learn more about these method, register to attend ATI’s ELINT Interception & Analysis or Advanced Electronic Warfare.The accuracy of “fact-based” Hollywood blockbuster “Zero Dark Thirty” has been recently challenged by Jose A. Rodriguez Jr., a 31-year veteran of the CIA who led […]
Osama bin Laden was found using electronic intelligence and advanced electronic warfare methods. To learn more about these method, register to attend ATI’s ELINT Interception & Analysis or Advanced Electronic Warfare.

The accuracy of “fact-based” Hollywood blockbuster “Zero Dark Thirty” has been recently challenged by Jose A. Rodriguez Jr., a 31-year veteran of the CIA who led the manhunt for Osama bin Laden. The movie depicts CIA operatives using various “enhanced interrogation techniques”, i.e. brutalizing detainees — beating them mercilessly, suspending them from the ceiling with chains, leading them around in dog collars and waterboarding. According to Rodriguez, the enhanced interrogation program was carefully monitored and conducted and CIA officers had to receive written authorization from Washington to even slap detainees across the face. Read full article.


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