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Obama says after 9-11, US ‘tortured some folks’

August 2, 2014
By KEN DILANIAN , THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON - The United States tortured al Qaida detainees captured after the 9/11 attacks, President Obama said Friday, in some of his most expansive comments to date about a controversial set of CIA practices that he banned after taking office. "We tortured some folks," Obama said at a televised news conference at the White House. "We did some things that were contrary to our values."

 
 
 

 

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