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|Some high U.S. officials claim not be aware of it but waterboarding has long been a form of torture that causes excruciating pain and can lead to death.An extensive record of its use by the US land forces exists in the records of the invasion and occupation of the Philippines that began in 1898'. The pro-imperialist media of the day justified the water cure' as necessary to gain information.'|
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