The Torture Debate

 Torture Cheerleaders Back In the News Trying to Defend the Indefensible

Torture is also back in the news because Senate Intelligence Committee Democrats are producing a report stating that torture isn’t effective in producing information.

We will quote the top American military and intelligence interrogation experts to debunk the following 10 common myths about torture:

    1. Torture is a partisan issue

    2. Waterboarding isn’t torture

    3. Torture increases our national security

    4. Torture is necessary to break hardened terrorists

    5. Torture is necessary in a “ticking time bomb” situation

    6. The “enhanced” interrogation techniques were aimed at producing actionable intelligence

    7. Torture helped to get Bin Laden

    8. Torture provided valuable details regarding 9/11

    9. Only bad guys were tortured

    10. America doesn’t torture any more

http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/04/9-torture-myths-debunked.html

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