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The Torture debate in America

The Torture debate in America

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Torture.,
  • Political prisoners -- Abuse of.,
  • Military interrogation.,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Karen J. Greenberg.
    ContributionsGreenberg, Karen J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC599.U5 T665 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 414 p. :
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22718080M
    ISBN 100521857929, 0521674611
    ISBN 109780521857925, 9780521674614


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In. Beyond the Torture Debate New America Sands was in DC to testify to the House Judiciary Committee about the findings in his new book, Torture Team, which examines the legal implications of the. Since 9/11, FRONTLINE has spoken to several key players in the debate over the CIA’s use of torture.

In these excerpts from our archives, they describe the role of enhanced interrogation — how. This volume presents the policy debate over torture that has taken place since the revelation of American mistreatment of prisoners in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere.

Twenty essays, written primarily by attorneys and legal scholars, discuss from a variety of perspectives the legal arguments and the practical implications of our current Author: Jeffrey S.

Janofsky. In the debate over harsh interrogation techniques outlawed by Obama, one question remains unresolved. Should America torture.

By CRAIG GORDON and. The U.S. government has been accused of using "torture-lite" or "moderate physical pressure" against detainees, persons held in custody for political reasons, typically because they pose a distinct threat to the U.S. or possess information crucial to American security.

In practical terms, what does this mean?Author: Tom Head. The Debate Over Torture. By the horrific images of tortured detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan have taken a terrible toll on America's standing in the world.

said she had no comment on the. Thus, suggest Joyce S. Dubensky and Rachel Lavery, staff members at the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding and contributors to THE TORTURE DEBATE IN AMERICA, a new book edited by.

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Torture is the ULTIMATE violation of another human being's basic human rights, and nothing and nobody has the right to violate them. Thus torture is unacceptable in any case. Our enemies may laugh at our hand wringing, but it is the very inhumanity and chaos, the inability to use diplomacy and appreciate peace, that we disdain in them and.

So naturally I bought his book, The Torture Report: What the Documents Say About America’s Post-9/11 Torture Program, when it was published by OR Books in The ACLU had hired Larry to create a website that showcased the huge cache of documents it forced the government to release under the Freedom of Information Act.

Human Rights Watch’s report Getting Away with Torture details the numerous times US courts found that waterboarding, or variations of it, constitutes torture and is a war crime. Examples. "Torture and Democracy is a provocative, state-of-the-art consideration of what Rejali calls 'stealth' or 'clean' torture.

He makes a powerful case that democracies tend to be laboratories for these forms of torture and that one of the unintended consequences of democratization is that torture, rather than being eliminated, becomes harder to.

David Luban, law professor at Georgetown, visiting professor of law at Stanford University, contributor to the forthcoming book, The Torture Debate in America (Cambridge University Press, Torture and the United States includes documented and alleged cases of torture both inside and outside the United States by members of the government, the military, law enforcement agencies, intelligence agencies, health care services, and other public organizations.

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Max, the first student, offers cogent theoretical and pragmatic arguments that forcefully make his point. In his upcoming book A Question of Torture, Alfred McCoy synthesizes this unwieldy cache of evidence, producing an indispensable and riveting account of how monstrous CIA-funded experiments on.

Dick Cheney has defended the Bush administration’s approval of the use of torture again in a new book about American exceptionalism.

Crimes of War Education Project Executive Director Morris Davis debates Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz on the legality of torture and its role in finding Osama Bin Laden. On CNN's Piers. Torture cannot be justified in the U.S.

as it is prohibited under national and international law. The United States has a long tradition of advancing Human Rights and has promoted and authored much of the language in the anti-torture body of law. (The Convention Against Torture (CAT) was a Reagan Administration triumph.).

As we beginwe can take solace that the “torture” debate is finally behind us. But before we close the book on six sordid years of Democratic demagoguery and investigations, let the.

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Is torture and prisoner abuse justified in the name of some greater good?