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Bush's Goals Met in Detainee Deal, Hadley Says

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Bush's Goals Met in Detainee Deal, Hadley Says

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National Security Adviser Steven Hadley negotiated with Republican senators who had opposed the president's plan to withhold some of the rights of the Geneva Conventions to detainees held as terrorism suspects.

At a media briefing, Hadley said both sides gave up some ground but that President Bush won his bottom line: the ability to go forward with a CIA program that's outside the limits of the armed forces interrogation code.

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