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No Torture. No Exceptions.

t was a profound mistake for the U.S. government to think that the tragic events of 9/11, and an understandable fear of future terrorists armed with nuclear weapons, justified its use of torture. Describing torture as “enhanced interrogations,” “use of all necessary means,” or “educing information” doesn’t change a thing. Torture in any shape, form, […]