4,766. 3/15/2003

A 2005 Justice Department legal memorandum “says that the C.I.A. used waterboarding 183 times in March 2003 against Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the self-described planner of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Scott Shane, “Waterboarding Used 266 Times on 2 Suspects,” The New York Times, April 19, 2009

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