Administration Wants CIA Exemption on Torture Bill

The Senate recently approved a defense bill that would ban American forces from the use of torture. The White House — concerned about their ability to fight the war on terror — has threatened to veto the bill, unless language is added that would exempt the CIA from the ban.


Michael Hirsh, senior editor for Newsweek magazine

Gen. Joseph Hoar, former commander-in-chief, U.S. Central Command.



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