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User Clip: President Obama signed executive orders governing interrogation methods for detainees and closure of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

"All right, with those three Executive orders and this memorandum, the message that we are sending around the world is that the United… read more

"All right, with those three Executive orders and this memorandum, the message that we are sending around the world is that the United States intends to prosecute the ongoing struggle against violence and terrorism, and we are going to do so vigilantly, we are going to do so effectively, and we are going to do so in a manner that is consistent with our values and our ideals. And all of the individuals who are standing behind me, as well as, I think, the American people, understand that we are not, as I said in the Inauguration, going to continue with a false choice between our safety and our ideals. We think that it is precisely our ideals that give us the strength and the moral high ground to be able to effectively deal with the unthinking violence that you see emanating from terrorist organizations around the world." close

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User Clip: President Obama signed executive orders governing interrogation methods for detainees and closure of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Oval Office, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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