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Iraqi Vice President’s Death Brings Back Memories

What do I think about upon reading an article about the death of Tariq Aziz, a one-time Iraqi vice president and spokesman for the late Saddam Hussein’s regime in Iraq?  I think about the details of my interview with the man who interrogated Aziz as well as other members of Hussein’s inner circle (a.k.a., “The Deck of Cards”).

From Page 49 of The Clapper Memo

From Page 49 of The Clapper Memo

Released in May 2013, my second nonfiction book, The Clapper Memo​, contains details of my interview with the man — who I call “Ed” in the book, because revealing his real name could put him in danger — who also interrogated members of both al-Qaeda and the Taliban while under contract to the Defense Intelligence Agency. Incredibly, the interrogations were conducted without the use of polygraph machines, waterboarding techniques or any other contact-involved tools. And, most importantly, the interrogations yielded results that far surpassed those obtained through polygraph and waterboarding methods.

To learn more about interrogation tools about which most federal government officials would prefer you remain in the dark, order a copy of The Clapper Memo​.

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Imprisoned Soldier’s Family Needs Your Help Now

UPDATE 6/03/2015 at 1:25 p.m. Central: After sharing a link to this article on my Facebook page today, I received a request from Brett Lawrence. He wrote, “We would like to have the article taken down about David Lawrence. It is causing some family issues.” After telling him “I’m not in the habit of removing posts” after being given permission to post information they contain, he begged me to take it down. And, so, I removed this post, including details about his conviction, imprisonment and the links to donation vehicles via which readers could have offered funds to help. Hopefully, one day soon, the family will get its ducks in a row and wage an organized fight on David’s behalf. Meanwhile, Google “PFC David Lawrence” for more information.

David Lawrence

David Lawrence

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