In defending the use of C-I-A prisons, President Bush is pointing to successful interrogations that he says saved American lives.
In a White House speech, Bush explained how within months of 9/11, Abu Zubaydah was caught. Zubaydah is thought to have been a close associate of Osama bin Laden, and ran a camp that trained some of the hijackers.
Bush says Zubaydah thought he gave interrogators nominal information, but it turned out to be important -- like details on another plot to attack the U-S. He says Zubaydah also gave up the name of the Nine-Eleven mastermind, who was later caught.
Like a series of dominos, Bush explained how once they started questioning the mastermind, he told them about another man, who then told them about someone else -- leading to still more arrests and more information.
(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.