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January 22, 2009
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Rear Admiral John D. Hutson, pictured just behind President Obama's chair above, was quoted in the New York Times on today's executive orders:“He really gets it,” Mr. Hutson said of Mr. Obama in an...
January 22, 2009
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HRF’s coalition of retired military leaders who met with the President this morning, and stood behind him as he signed the orders, have issued a statement:"President Obama's actions today will...
January 22, 2009
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In his first Oval Office signing ceremony, Obama was surrounded by retired senior military leaders. He described them as outstanding Americans who have defended the country — and its ideals. Before...
January 22, 2009
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January 22, 2009
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Surrounded by a group of retired military leaders who have worked with HRF over the last several years on these issues, President Obama signed three executive orders and a presidential directive:...
January 22, 2009
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Big news today:WASHINGTON — President Obama is expected to sign executive orders Thursday directing the Central Intelligence Agency to shut what remains of its network of secret prisons and ordering...
January 22, 2009
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WASHINGTON - Following a meeting at the White House this morning with President Obama, members of a group of retired senior military leaders who advocate for a single standard for interrogation and...
January 22, 2009
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Washington, DC - Today President Obama signaled an abrupt departure from the Bush Administration's polices of torture, unjust trials, and prolonged detention without criminal charge by issuing three...
January 22, 2009
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"President Obama's actions today will restore the moral authority and strengthen the national security of the United States. It is vital to the safety of our men and women in uniform that the United...
January 21, 2009
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A majority of Americans in a new Washington Post-ABC News poll oppose the use of torture in terrorism investigations, backing Barack Obama's pledge that "under my administration, the United States...

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