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Category: CIA
September 5, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Dick Cheney: Should Obama drop torture investigations?

Words of hypocrisy from Bush’s politicizer-in-chief Former Vice President Dick Cheney is again on the talk circuit –in conservative venues that will have him. This time his message is about how President Obama is “politicizing” things. Most recently, he’s accusing [“Reviewing interrogations ‘outrageous,’ Cheney says,” News, Aug. 31] Obama of politicizing the torture investigation. Hypocrisy is to…


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July 14, 2009 at 4:00 PM

CIA secrets: Can Congress be trusted with sensitive plans?

Congress can’t be trusted with intelligence secrets Only the most partisan readers would accept the inflammatory headline on page one referring to “Bush-era terror tactics” [“Heat building over Bush-era terror tactics,” page one, July 13]. Does The Seattle Times accept The New York Times’ premise that the Bush administration used terrorism? Is there absolutely no check…


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