Our 300-student survey found 68.2 percent of students said recent attacks would not influence their decision to study abroad.
Last Thursday, President Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney gave national security speeches on the same day. Press Secretary Robert Gibbs says the timing was a coincidence — at least on the President’s side.
Some believe that advocating against harsh interrogation techniques like waterboarding is irresponsible, possibly putting innocent Americans in harm’s way. Others believe that torturing people is unethical and contrary to American ideals.