After all, they must be wondering how we can be leaders of the free world -- a nation others look up to -- if we don't torture people we don't like?
Via Raw Story: The Blotter: CIA Bans Water-Boarding in Terror Interrogations:
The officials say the decision was made sometime last year but has never been publicly disclosed.
One U.S. intelligence official said, "It would be wrong to assume that the program of the past moved into the future unchanged."
A CIA spokesman said, as a matter of policy, he would decline to comment on interrogation techniques, "which have been and continue to be lawful," he said.