“For example, the American policies on renditions — the same. The American policies of taking the fight to the enemy, taking the leadership off the battlefield, continues. Indefinite detention of detainees continues. Military commissions continue to be in effect.
“State secrets has been invoked as much by President Obama’s administration as by President Bush’s administration in order to protect those things that are legitimately secret,” Hayden said. “He’s pushed back on extending the right of habeas corpus to prisoners that we hold at the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. These are all good things, all continuity.”
– Ex-CIA Director General Michael Hayden