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Obama: 'We Tortured Some Folks' After 9/11 And We Have To Take Responsibility For It

Posted on AllSides August 2nd, 2014
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President Barack Obama bluntly acknowledged on Friday that the United States conducted torture in the immediate aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.

"I was very clear that in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, we did some things that were wrong," he said. "We did a whole lot of things that were right, but we tortured some folks. We did some things that were contrary to our values."

"We crossed the line and that needs to be understood and accepted. And we have to, as a country, take responsibility...

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