Bin Laden’s death and the debate over torture

Osama bin Laden’s welcome death has ignited debate over whether the so-called enhanced interrogation techniques used on enemy prisoners were instrumental in locating bin Laden, and whether they are a justifiable means for gathering intelligence. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Jon Mitchell - May 11, 2011 - 8:09 PM PDT
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Edited by: Jon Mitchell - May 12, 2011 - 8:47 AM PDT

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Lynn Caporale
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by Lynn Caporale - May. 13, 2011

For John McCain, torture is not an abstract concept. This statement comes at the right moment, from the right person, to stand up to those enabled by his own party who seek to manipulate rather than enhance public understanding of an important event.

In fact, the use of “enhanced interrogation techniques” on Khalid Sheik Mohammed produced false and misleading information. He specifically told his interrogators that ... More »

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Don Bertschman
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by Don Bertschman - May. 13, 2011
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Jon Mitchell
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by Jon Mitchell - May. 12, 2011
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