Timeline: Comparing Obama to Bush on Torture in War on Terror

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ProPublica Timeline - How Obama Compares to Bush on Torture, Surveillance and DetentionIn announcing Leon Panetta as his choice for CIA director in January 2009, President-elect Barack Obama said, “I was clear throughout this campaign and was clear throughout this transition that under my administration the United States does not torture…We will abide by the Geneva Conventions. We will uphold our highest ideals.”

How did the president do, and how do Obama’s tactics compare with those of his predecessor, George W. Bush?

Check out ProPublica’s interactive timeline comparing the Obama and Bush administrations’ policies on torture, surveillance, and detention.

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