Everything Old Is New Again II
At his new blog, Derek Gregory posts the following photo, which shows American soldiers applying the “water cure” during the war in the Phillippines, which lasted from 1899-1902:
Of course, not everything old is new again. Five Army officers were convicted by courts-martial for using the “water cure” during the Phillippine War, with one reviewing authority unequivocally describing the interrogation method as torture. Why the Army looked backward instead of forward has been lost in the annals of time.