Romney Torture Memo Leaked

29/09/2012 15:49

"...In one of his first acts, President Obama issued an executive order restricting interrogators to a list of nonabusive tactics approved in the Army Field Manual. Even as he embraced a hawkish approach to other counterterrorism issues — like drone strikes, military commissions, indefinite detention and the Patriot Act — Mr. Obama has stuck to that strict no-torture policy. By contrast, Mr. Romney's advisers have privately urged him to "rescind and replace President Obama's executive order" and permit secret "enhanced interrogation techniques against high-value detainees that are safe, legal and effective in generating intelligence to save American lives," according to an internal Romney campaign memorandum...".* Cenk Uygur and Ben Mankiewicz discuss on The Young Turks.

*Read more here from Charlie Savage / The New York Times:

 http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/28/us/politics/election-will-decide-future-of- ...

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