Interrogations

9/11 Mastermind: I Lied

Did waterboarding work? “Self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed told U.S. military officials that he had lied to the CIA after being abused, according to documents made public Monday,” according to the Los Angeles Times. During hearings at Guantanamo Bay, Mohammed said "I make up stories.” Describing his interrogation over Osama bin Laden’s investigation, he said, "Where is he? I don't know. Then, he torture me," Mohammed said of his interrogator. "Then I said, 'Yes, he is in this area.'” Mohammed, who was waterboarded 183 times, also said he fingered innocent people as al Qaeda members in order to avoid abuse.