Congressman Steve King confirms the Left's worse nightmare: the strategic use of waterboarding led to the death of the man responsible for 9/11 and many other tragedies that happened on U.S. soil and the world over. If this is true then it reaffirms that George W. Bush deserves the most credit for killing Osama bin Laden:
Iowa Congressman Steve King, a Republican, says there are a number of questions that need to be answered now that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden has been killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan. King says whoever emerges as the next leader of the terrorist group needs to be killed, too, and the U.S. needs to be “less forgiving than we’ve been” in terms of how Pakistan may have aided bin Laden.RELATED: Cheney Says Enhanced Interrogation Probably Led To UBL Death
The house where the 9-11 mastermind was staying was reportedly within 100 yards of a Pakistani military compound, and if that’s true, King says there had to be suspicions and secrets being kept.
King wonders if this episode may change President Obama’s mind about so-called torture techniques. King says the information on bin Laden’s where-abouts came from the U.S. compound at Guantanamo Bay and through the use of water boarding. He believes President Obama may change his mind on how to approach the War on Terror.
King also wonders if the U.S. government needs to reconsider its diplomacy with Pakistan and the billions of dollars that nation is receiving as the result of the War on Terror.
“We need to take another look at Pakistan and we need to rethink that,” King says. “They have a nuclear arsenal and if they’re working sometimes as our enemy and sometimes as our friend, we’re going to have to rethink that relationship. We need to rethink how we operate inside of Pakistan. It looks like it worked pretty good this time.”