Appearing on National Public Radio on December 15, 2005, former Deputy Chief of the Office of Legal Counsel John Yoo “admitted that ‘some of the worst possible interrogation methods we’ve heard of in the press have been reserved for the leaders of al-Qaeda that we’ve captured’ and, with remarkable candor and abandonment, ‘I’ve defended the [Bush] administration’s legal approach to the treatment of al-Qaida suspects and detainees,’ including the use of torture.”

 – Jordan J. Paust, Beyond the Law, Pages 29-30