Tuesday, April 21, 2009

CIA Interrogation Worked, So Obama Bans it and Considers Prosecuting Bush Admin

President Obama continues to show his lack of experience, lack of understanding and lack of plain good judgement by banning the very techniques that have proven to keep Americans safer and at the same time considering prosecuting the Bush administration for keeping us safe.

NY Times: WASHINGTONPresident Obama’s national intelligence director told colleagues in a private memo last week that the harsh interrogation techniques banned by the (Obama) White House did produce significant information that helped the nation in its struggle with terrorists.
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CIA Confirms: Waterboarding 9/11 Mastermind Led to Info that Aborted 9/11-Style Attack on Los Angeles
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
By Terence P. Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief
- The Central Intelligence Agency told CNSNews.com today that it stands by the assertion made in a May 30, 2005 Justice Department memo that the use of “enhanced techniques” of interrogation on al Qaeda leader Khalid Sheik Mohammed (KSM) -- including the use of waterboarding -- caused KSM to reveal information that allowed the U.S. government to thwart a planned attack on Los Angeles.
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Drudge Report: -WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama left the door open Tuesday to prosecuting Bush administration officials who devised the legal authority for gruesome terror-suspect interrogations, saying the United States lost "our moral bearings" with use of the tactics.
Obama also said he could support a congressional investigation into the Bush-era terrorist detainee program.
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Obama Doesn't Rule Out Charges Over Interrogations
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama left the door open on Tuesday to prosecuting some U.S. officials who laid the legal groundwork for harsh interrogation of terrorism suspects during the Bush administration.



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