US Journalist Was Tortured By ISIS Using Same Techniques As CIA Used Post 9/11

August 29, 2014 11:09 AM

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US Journalist Was Tortured By ISIS Using Same Techniques As CIA Used Post 9/11

The Islamic exteremist group ISIS, or the Islamic State, reportedly waterboarded U.S. journalist James Foley several times, using a method of torture employed by the CIA in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. Foley and at least four other hostages reportedly endured the torture during his initial stages of their captivity, according to a report.

The Washington Post reported, late Thursday that the techniques employed on Foley were similar to those used by the CIA in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. It involves placing a cloth on the subject's face and then pouring cold water over it. ...

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