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Torture doesn’t work

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In the article mentioned in the previous post, Jane Mayer refers to a report “Educing Information,” which found—not to put too fine a point on it—that while torture may immediately produce results in fictional TV dramas, in real life it doesn’t work. The report is a PDF, and it is comprehensive (and 372 pages long). But at least read the few (less than 10) pages of prefatory matter that precedes Chapter 1. The forward  A partial table of contents:

Partial table of contents

Partial table of contents

Written by Leisureguy

4 August 2008 at 11:03 am

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