RT: Obama on CIA’s post-9/11 tactics: ‘We tortured some folks’

August 3, 2014

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Published time: August 01, 2014 20:26

US President Barack Obama makes a statement in the briefing room of the White House on August 1, 2014 in Washington. (AFP Photo / Nicholas Kamm)

US President Barack Obama makes a statement in the briefing room of the White House on August 1, 2014 in Washington. (AFP Photo / Nicholas Kamm)

President Barack Obama made a rare acknowledgment during a Friday press briefing concerning the United States’ past use of enhanced interrogation tactics in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

“In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, we did some things that were wrong. We did a whole lot of things that were right, but we tortured some folks. We did things that were contrary to our values,” Pres. Obama said near the end of a nearly hour-long press briefing at the White House in Washington, DC.

The commander-in-chief made the comment as he fielded a question concerning John Brennan, the director…

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