Related Topics: George W. BushTortureCentral Intelligence AgencySeptember 11 AttacksWaterboardingOsama Bin LadenSpecial Activities DivisionUnited StatesAl-QaedaDick Cheney
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said waterboarding played a small part in bin Laden's hunt. But this is far from the conservative media's claim that he admitted torture led to success.
A new ruling that allows the CIA to withhold information about torture and disregard Freedom of Information Act requests, is unethical.
Obama proved he has a tough foreign policy in killing Osama bin Laden. He should continue to show his tough stance by closing Guantanamo Bay and ending interrogation practices.
Osama bin Laden wasn't finally found because of intelligence gathered from Guantanamo Bay torture tactics, as some claim. Instead, it came from the president's strong leadership.