W. Bush Interrogation Analysis

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“I worked for George Bush. I’m proud to have worked for him. I think that a lot of the most controversial things we did , that people didn’t like and- and criticized us for, things like the terror surveillance program or the enhanced interrogation techniques, were things that allowed us to save lives.” -Dick Cheney. Cheney had been in congress for six terms before running for vice-president with George Bush. He served for two terms with president Bush. Defense, energy use, and the Middle East he was especially good at.
The first few days after a terrorist attack are critical for the Department of Homeland Security, especially after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center. After the smoke had cleared, President Bush decided
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Interrogations of Khalid Sheik Mohammed resulted in confessions pertaining to the 9/11 attacks. The C.I.A. believes that they did what was necessary in the situation they were in. They believe these techniques have been a contributing factor in the fact that Al Qaeda has not been able to launch a spectacular attack since September 11th, 2001. The C.I.A. believes that it would not have been able to get the necessary information to stop future attacks, without these enhanced techniques. Khalid Sheik Mohammed had been interrogated and resisted giving out any answers to the C.I.A. Mohammed gave only vague answers such as “Soon you will find out.” After administering these techniques the C.I.A. had gained information on specific, necessary intelligence and also a general expansion of knowledge of Al Qaeda and people they work with. With this new intelligence they learned of the ‘Second Wave’ which was a plan to steal an airplane and use it to attack a building in Los Angeles, California. Their target was the Library Tower, the tallest building on the West Coast. This attack did not take place due to the implementation of enhanced interrogation

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