The White House said Friday that Vice President Dick Cheney was not talking about a torture technique known as "water boarding" when he said dunking terrorism suspects in water during questioning was a "no-brainer." In an interview Tuesday with WDAY of Fargo, North Dakota, Cheney was asked if "a dunk in water is a no-brainer if it can save lives."
The administration has repeatedly refused to say which techniques they believe are permitted under the new law. Asked to define a dunk in water, [Press Secretary Tony] Snow said, "It's a dunk in the water."
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