QUOTE OF THE DAY: The use and spread of torture has been a key component of US foreign policy

by , under Enrique Tessieri

Why is it that when the US media speaks of the use of torture, they near-always refer to post 9/11. It is wrong because it gives the impression that the systematic use of torture happened during George W. Bush’s administration (2001-2009) watch. The CIA and the US with France were not only promoters in spreading torture in other countries but developing torture “infrastructure” and techniques. The US media should stop misleading us about this outlandish practice.

Henry Kissinger, or known as “Killinger” by his enemies, was one of the avid salespersons as secretary of state (1973-77) in promoting military dictatorship in Latin America and the use of torture. Read the full story.