Usually the BBC is a rather good source for news, but if you go to the bottom of the article, it says: "CIA documents confirm that he was subjected to simulated drowning, known as waterboarding, 183 times."

Seriorusly? That's more than once per fortnight for six years. It's way past ridicuolus. How could this happen? Did they use him to teach soldiers how to torture?

No, there has to be a mistake. Somewhere?