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Jose Rodriguez and other supporters of the agencies say they at least 50%.
Of the CIA's knowledge of al-Qaeda operatives and the network structure came from the enhanced interrogation program.
Right after 9/11 at three high value detainees were water -- they include Khalid Sheikh Mohamed.
The self described architect of -- love and I was invited who was described at the time of his -- as an operational chief -- Qaeda and I'll -- on Sherry who's accused of planning the attack on the USS Cole.
In October of 2000.
According to the long war journal the tracks the drone campaign in Yemen alone where the most lethal al-Qaeda affiliate operates.
There has been a dramatic jump in the number of drone strikes.
Rodriguez charging -- that sixty minutes interview that the Obama administration had become too reliant on the drone campaign.
We don't capture anybody anymore.
Honestly I -- you know there.
Default option of this administration.
Has has been to kill prisoners.
Take no prisoners the drones the drones.
How could -- be more ethical.
To kill people.
Present capture -- I've never understood that one.
In October last year three Americans including the first American on the CIA's kill or capture list the clear and more all -- Was killed by US drone strikes in Yemen John he makes -- point -- what's been the response to that interview.
Well in a statement this morning the ACLU saying quote no policy of the last decade has brought greater shame on America -- the bush administration's embrace of torture.
Like other un repentant architects of the torture program Jose Rodriguez.
Attempts to justify the brutal abuse of prisoners.
While ignoring its illegality it's in morality and the damage it has done to our national security and -- -- right after the Obama administration came into office they.
They permanently banned -- the use of these EITs and the enhanced interrogation.
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