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Don´t Trust ´Zero Dark Thirty´
Atlantic Magazine, by Peter Maass

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 12/13/2012 6:35:38 PM

One of the most dramatic scenes in Zero Dark Thirty, the new film by Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal, takes place in a conference room where the CIA team hunting Osama bin Laden is lambasted by its boss, played by Mark Strong. "There´s no working group coming to the rescue," he says. "There´s nobody else, hidden away on some other floor. There is just us. And we are failing." (Snip) Much of the pre-release debate about the movie has focused on whether it portrays torture as effective, in the sense of prying information out of Al Qaeda suspects.

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Translation - it´s not an anti-American diatribe.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 12/13/2012 7:00:12 PM     (No. 9064251)

I can´t make any sense out of the article at all. There is some point or other involving torture. No doubt the author is a crazy leftist and the idea that US soldiers killed anybody, turns his delicate stomach.

He can´t handle the truth.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: schnapps, 12/13/2012 7:11:31 PM     (No. 9064272)

All I could figure out is that Peter Maass wants the film to be a documentary but KB and MB say it´s not, which tightened Peter´s panties somewhat.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Passion, 12/13/2012 7:18:27 PM     (No. 9064291)

That settles it. I´m going twice.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Dante, 12/13/2012 7:52:50 PM     (No. 9064327)

Sorry, Peter, I believe the intelligence agents understand what works better than corrupt, nitwit Senators or you and your fellow agenda-driven journalists.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: reddfroge, 12/13/2012 9:50:17 PM     (No. 9064467)

and, who really cares???
Really!!
America is finished, so who cares about Bin Laden???

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