Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is being challenged online by director Scott Z. Burns after declaring that is a work of “fiction.”
The event started on Friday when Pompeo, who functioned as CIA director from 2017 to 2018, slammed the Amazon-made film. The movie focuses around the CIA’s usage of abuse or “boosted interrogation” as part of the war on fear.
The director went on to concur with Pompeo that terrorists are bad however that those who brought out abuse are bad.
"I concur with him that terrorists are bad men-- as are individuals who carried out inefficient and barbaric acts of abuse in the name of Mr. Pompeo's misdirected concept of 'Patriotism'and after that misinformed Congress and the American individuals," Burns stated.
Daniel Jones, who led the examination and is played by Adam Driver in the movie, likewise called out Pompeo on Twitter by mentioning a June declaration from the State Department condemning abuse.
"U.S State Department, June 16, 2019:'Not just is abuse illegal, it is ethically incorrect. Torture is forbidden by global law and is incompatible with the worths that specify us as an individuals, '"Jones composed.
U.S State Department, June 16, 2019:"Not just is abuse illegal, it is ethically incorrect. Torture is restricted by global law and is incompatible with the worths that specify us as an individuals. " https://t.co/elvsZo2oRh https://t.co/XtTnhBqllf
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