Saturday, December 20, 2014

Torture Queen: Supposedly Worked on KSM & Abu Zubaydah

The two links below set the scene for this post: The Outing of a CIA Operative Possibly, or Just Old News???

1.  The CIA operative, agent, analyst, or whomever appears to be in this link (possibly):

 2.  Extensive background leading up what follows below is from here:

Why this post and why now? It has been  triggered by the recently redacted 525 pages of Senate 6,700 page CIA torture report that reveals possible war crimes and violations of the Nuremberg ban on human experimentation by the CIA and their agents and some military contractors.

PREVIOUS BACKGROUND:  On December 19, 2014, journalists Glenn Greenwald and Peter Maass revealed the name of one key CIA senior officer at the center of the torture scandal. Her name is Alfreda Frances Bikowsky, who still lives in a well-appointed ranch house in Mclean, VA that is nestled in a wooded lot at 1437 Brookhaven Drive, a short 19-minute, 12-mile commute to CIA HQ in Reston, VA. She bought the property for $825,000 in April of 2012. [Click here to see image of the home].

My Q: Is this kind of release of information on this woman at this time kosher and proper? My first reaction is to say "no" it is not proper or right. However, regardless of my view, it is out there now for the world to see.

Here is a partial reading list of some of the reporting on torture in Iraq and Afghanistan:

1.  Senate Report on Abuses of Military Detainees (2008):

3.  Taguba Report on Abuses at Abu Ghraib:

4.  “Abu Ghraib Abuses” by Seymour Hersh:

5.  Special Forces in Afghanistan by Matt Aikens:

6.  Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment (especially chapter 3):

7.  “The Killing of Dilawar” by Carlotta Gall:  

Finally, a lot more can also be found below at this very site - my detainee library page – some links therein may overlap others, and if so, I’m sorry for that – but the research is extensive and there is over a dozen years of stuff that had to be screened, but I think the most pertinent and enlightening is therein.

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