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A report by the Senate Armed Services Committee found that despite the Whitehouse's assertions that harsh treatment of detainees on a few low level service personnel, the Whitehouse was responsible for these tactics. Committee Chairman Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich. Called the misdirecting blame of torture to the work "of a few bad apples." was "both unconscionable and false."(10 ).

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In a drastic shift from the fore mentioned statement. Vice President Dick Cheney said he helped get the "process cleared" for the torture of terror suspect. Mr. Cheney said "I was aware of the program, certainly, and involved in helping get the process cleared, as the [Central Intelligence] Agency, in effect, came in and wanted to know what they could and couldn't do," he also affirmed "And they talked to me, as well as others, to explain what they wanted to do. And I supported it."(11 ).

Dick Cheney Blasted the Obama measures "President Obama campaigned against it all across the country. Now he's making some choices that in my mind will, in fact, raise the risk to the American people to another attack." And said "I think it is a great success story. It was done legally, it was done in accordance with the Constitution's practices and principles."(12 ).

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extraordinary rendition, torture, international law, arrest, Condoleezza Rice, Gonzalez, mistreatment, US, U.S., US Attorney General, terror, September 11 2001, Afghanistan, Dick Cheney, Colin Powell, Donald Rumsfeld, John Ashcroft, Geneva Conventions, FBI, CIA, World War II, war crimes