José Rodriguez

Denying Reality

Officials who helped catch bin Laden blast critics of 'Zero Dark Thirty'

Former CIA officials involved in the hunt for Osama bin Laden hit back at criticism over Zero Dark Thirty’s portrayal of enhanced interrogation techniques (EITs) and defended those techniques as instrumental in the war on terror during a panel discussion at the American Enterprise Institute Tuesday.

The Preemptive Strike
on ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal under fire from progressives outraged by film’s accurate depiction of enhanced interrogation techniques

Left-wing commentators are outraged by the accurate portrayal of enhanced interrogation techniques in the upcoming film from the Oscar-winning creators of The Hurt Locker.

The Dark Knight

U.S. security threatened after CIA put ‘out of business’ of getting intel from terror leaders, former CIA chief says

The Obama administration has taken the CIA “out of the business” of interrogating high-value terrorists and the lack of data is endangering the U.S. security, according to former CIA counterterrorism chief Jose A. Rodriguez.

At the Plate with J-Rod

Former CIA official takes on Obama administration, Democrats in Congress

Jose Rodriguez, the former director of the CIA's National Clandestine Service and author of the newly released book "Hard Measures," has blasted Democratic leadership at all levels this week, charging that attacks on the CIA's enhanced interrogation program puts American lives at risk.