Former US VP Dick Cheney defends CIA interrogation techniques
In a television interview, former US vice president Dick Cheney has defended CIA interrogation methods used after 9/11. He said he ‘would do it again in a minute.’
Appearing on the NBC Sunday ‘Meet the Press’ program, Cheney said there was “no comparison” between the tactics employed by the US intelligence agency and the deaths of Americans on September 11, 2001.
Cheney said the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) “very carefully avoided” the practice of torture.
“Torture is what the al Qaeda terrorists did to 3,000 Americans on 9/11,” Cheney said. “There is no comparison between that and what we did with respect to enhanced interrogation.”
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