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"Our country is at war, and our government has the obligation to protect the American people. The executive branch has the obligation to protect the American people. The legislative branch has the obligation to protect the American people. And we are aggressively doing that. We are finding terrorists and bringing them to justice. We are gathering information about where the terrorists may be hiding. We are trying to disrupt their plots and plans. Anything we do to that effort, to that end, in this effort, any activity we conduct, is within the law. We do not torture."

--President George W. Bush, addressing allegations that the U.S. Government runs secret prisons where military captives are held indefinitely without trial, and which have heretofore been unregulated by the Red Cross or any other international agencies.