Mukasey Unsure About Legality of Waterboarding – New York Times

Mukasey Unsure About Legality of Waterboarding – New York Times
Mr. Mukasey told Senate Democrats he could not offer an opinion on whether waterboarding, which simulates drowning, is illegal torture because he has not been briefed on the details of the classified technique and does not want to suggest that Central Intelligence Agency officers who have used such techniques may be in “personal legal jeopardy.”

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