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Cheney ‘Strongly Supports’ Continued Use Of Waterboarding

Former Vice President Dick Cheney told NBC’s Jamie Gangel that he has “no regrets” about authorizing the waterboarding of terror suspects. “In your view, we should still be using enhanced interrogation?” Gangel asked
8 years ago by David
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Former Vice President Dick Cheney tells NBC’s Jamie Gangel that he has “no regrets” about authorizing the waterboarding of terror suspects.

“In your view, we should still be using enhanced interrogation?” Gangel asks Cheney.

“Yes,” Cheney replies.

“No regrets?” Gangel presses.

“No regrets,” Cheney agrees.

“Should we still be waterboarding terror suspects?” Gangel wonders.

“I would strongly support using it again if circumstances arose where we had a high-value detainee and that was the only way we could get him to talk,” the former Vice President explains.

Though many consider waterboarding torture, Cheney argues that the technique should still be a “tool.”

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