Obama’s Interrogations, Obama’s War

Wow, is there nothing that President Obama can’t do? With the move to control terrorist interrogations, President Obama no longer has plausible deniability. From the Washington Post:

Obama signed off late last week on the unit, named the High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group, or HIG. Made up of experts from several intelligence and law enforcement agencies, the interrogation unit will be housed at the FBI but will be overseen by the National Security Council — shifting the center of gravity away from the CIA and giving the White House direct oversight.

Seeking to signal a clean break from the Bush administration, Obama moved to overhaul interrogation and detention guidelines soon after taking office, including the creation of a task force on interrogation and transfer policies. The task force, whose findings will be made public Monday, recommended the new interrogation unit, along with other changes regarding the way prisoners are transferred overseas.

Who will he blame when the inevitable mistakes happen? Oh wait, that’s what cover-ups are for. Silly me.

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