Dick Cheney

Critics, defenders clash over US `torture report`

Defenders and critics of the CIA clashed over the release of a US report that revealed harrowing details of America`s torture of "war on terror" detainees, and opened fresh political wounds.

Dec 15, 2014, 12:34 PM IST

Author of interrogation memo says CIA maybe went too far

As former Vice President Dick Cheney argued on Sunday that the CIA`s aggressive interrogation of terrorism suspects did not amount to torture, the man who provided the legal rationale for the programme said that in some cases it had perhaps gone too far. 

Dec 15, 2014, 11:50 AM IST

Dick Cheney defends controversial CIA interrogations

 Former US vice president Dick Cheney Sunday defended the controversial CIA interrogation techniques used on terrorism suspects after the 9/11 attacks, despite the fact that the Senate issued a report last week calling such techniques torture.

Dec 15, 2014, 09:45 AM IST

CIA interrogators heroes not torturers: Cheney

Former US vice president Dick Cheney on Sunday defended America's now-banned program that tortured Al-Qaeda suspects, praising the CIA operatives who ran it as heroes.

Dec 15, 2014, 00:56 AM IST

Dick Cheney`s daughter Liz exits US Senate race

Liz Cheney, the oldest daughter of former vice president Dick Cheney, on Monday said she is abandoning her US Senate bid, citing "serious health issues" in her family.

Jan 06, 2014, 23:10 PM IST

Dick Cheney`s daughter Liz to exit US senate race - reports

Liz Cheney, the oldest daughter of former vice president Dick Cheney, is dropping her bid to be the Republican senate candidate for Wyoming, US media reported late Sunday.

Jan 06, 2014, 14:24 PM IST

Lawmakers favored secrecy on surveillance: Cheney

Former Vice President Dick Cheney said US congressional leaders he briefed in 2004 on a surveillance program recently disclosed by Edward Snowden supported it, and both Republicans and Democrats wanted to keep it secret.

Jun 25, 2013, 10:04 AM IST

Sarah Palin as choice for VP a `mistake`: Cheney

Former US vice president Dick Cheney has said Sarah Palin wasn`t presidential material.

Jul 30, 2012, 18:01 PM IST

Dick Cheney`s transplant reopens debate about age

Doctors say it is unlikely that former US vice president Dick Cheney got special treatment when he was given a new heart at age 71.

Mar 26, 2012, 11:00 AM IST

Ex-US vice president Cheney has heart transplant

Dick Cheney has a history of heart trouble, suffering at least five heart attacks since 1978.

Mar 25, 2012, 10:28 AM IST

Cheney book renews post-9/11 US policy fights

Former vice president Dick Cheney`s new memoir rips open old wounds among aides to president George W Bush.

Sep 01, 2011, 11:34 AM IST

Bush authorised leak on Iraq, reveals Cheney

Ex-US vice president`s book `In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir` will be out on Tuesday.

Aug 28, 2011, 14:33 PM IST

Dick Cheney had secret resignation letter

Dick Cheney said concern about a possible health crisis was one of the main reasons he kept the letter.

Aug 25, 2011, 16:10 PM IST

`Waterboarding helped in tracking down Osama`

Ex-US vice president calls for reinstatement of harsh interrogation methods.

May 09, 2011, 10:13 AM IST

Cheney hails `good friend` Mubarak

Former US vice president urges the Obama administration to move cautiously.

Feb 06, 2011, 22:10 PM IST

Nigeria drops corruption charges against Dick Cheney

Halliburton, oil firm Cheney used to run, has agreed to pay $250 mn in fines.

Dec 16, 2010, 15:43 PM IST

Nigeria charges former US VP Cheney over bribery

Nigeria`s anti-corruption body
charged former US Vice President Dick Cheney over a
bribery scandal involving oil services firm Halliburton Co.
during time he served as its top official.

Dec 08, 2010, 13:03 PM IST

Cheney defends Bush-era anti-terror policies

US ex-vice president called the anti-terror policies "absolutely necessary".

Oct 12, 2010, 12:26 PM IST

Ex-US vice president Cheney recuperating from heart surgery

Dick Cheney had new heart device implanted when he was operated on last week.

Jul 15, 2010, 12:45 PM IST

Ex-US V-P Dick Cheney hospitalized after feeling ill

Ex-US V-P Cheney, who has a long history of heart problems, was hospitalized after feeling ill and was not expected to be discharged until next week.

Jun 26, 2010, 09:09 AM IST