Tag: US air force

Islamic State tortured James Foley, other Westerners with harsh CIA tactics

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The American photojournalist who was beheaded by Islamic State militants was also tortured using some of the same methods employed by the CIA in its controversial, post-9/11 interrogation program. James Foley was subjected to waterboarding multiple times while being imprisoned

BT alleged to have supplied high-speed fibre-optic cable to aid US drone strikes

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The government has been asked to investigate whether BT is aiding drone strikes with a specially built military internet cable connecting US air force facilities in Northamptonshire to a base for unmanned craft in Djibouti on the Horn of Africa.