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2012 Man of the Year:
José Rodriguez

Washington Free Beacon, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/26/2012 7:52:20 AM

José Rodriguez served as director of the National Clandestine Service of the Central Intelligence Agency during the Iraq war. His policies led to the eventual detaining and elimination of key insurgents who threatened the safety of the United States of America. A man of indomitable will, Rodriguez authorized the use of enhanced interrogation techniques to extract key intelligence from captured terrorists who held critical information on the whereabouts of terrorist leaders and on terror plots. Receiving authorization from United States officials including President George W. Bush, certification from the Department of Justice, and bipartisan congressional support,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rama41, 12/26/2012 8:49:51 AM     (No. 9083912)

I thought of Jose Rodriguez last week when the democrat-dominated Senate committee declared that waterboarding had nothing to do with the hunt for Osama bin Laden. Rodriguez remains an unacknowledged national hero and stands head and shoulders above all on that committee who took him to task. BTW, his book "Hard Measures" is a great read.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: PageTurner, 12/26/2012 10:37:43 AM     (No. 9084088)

Isn´t that a perfect, anonymous name for the nation´s top spy? Everywhere he goes, people think he´s the gardener. But in reality...

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