James Ingram came to my attention because he was close by and I’d been in Blue Ridge just a few days prior visiting clients (Dermatologists) and prospecting.
On 24 December I had some spare time and decided to drive to Blue Ridge to visit Ingram’s place of business and confront him about claiming to be a Ranger. So, I contacted some acquaintances that I know in the local law enforcement community.
Those who invent, alter, remove, or destroy evidence make it difficult for any serious historian ever wholly to trust their work again.
Ward Churchill tells a shocking tale of war crimes committed by the U. Army at Fort Clark against the Mandan Indians in 1837. military unit was an eight hundred mile march away at Fort Leavenworth.
, the idea for the aggressive interrogation techniques used by the CIA on terrorism suspects came from a military training program known as SERE, an abbreviation for "Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape." The reports the SERE program was "created decades earlier to give American pilots and soldiers a sample of the torture methods used by Communists in the Korean War, methods that had wrung false confessions from Americans." What exactly is SERE? Each military branch offers its own version of the program to teach soldiers, sailors and aviators how to survive in hostile environments, evade and resist the enemy, and if necessary, escape. Training operates like a vaccine: A small challenge to your system is supposed to prepare and defend you against much greater adversity.
There has been an ongoing debate as to what US policy should be regarding the interrogation of detainees in our custody, particularly unlawful enemy combatants who do not have Geneva Convention coverage, period.The more shocks to your system, the more you can withstand.Only in harsh and realistic conditions, the military believes, can trainees begin to understand what it's like to be shot down, captured or brutalized by the enemy. Every single one of the ex-POWs I've interviewed believes this training was invaluable in surviving their ordeals.What methods are proper in attempting to obtain names and numbers of their friends and co-jihadis?Some reasonably smart folks have been having difficulty naming methods they would approve of in helping these people see the light.