The actions we took in the aftermath of 9/11 were harsh but necessary and effective. These steps were fully sanctioned and carefully followed. The detention and interrogation of top terrorists like Abu Zubaydah, Khalid Sheikh Muhammed and Abu Faraj al-Libbi yielded breakthroughs which have kept this country safe.
I am very concerned that we have given up capabilities and methodologies that have worked in the past. I know they work and I'm concerned because in the future we may need these. So while it is the prerogative of the president to make that decision, I am concerned that in the future we may miss these and we may need them to protect American lives.