bush acknowledges secret cia prisons

from forbes: President Bush on Wednesday acknowledged the existence of previously secret CIA prisons around the world where key terrorist suspects have been held and questioned.

He said the “small number” of detainees that fall into this category include people responsible for the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the bombing of the USS Cole in 2000 in Yemen and the 1998 attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania…

Bush would not detail the type of interrogation techniques that are used through the program, saying it was tough but was not torture.

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