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29th-Oct-2008 02:54 am
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  • Well, huh. I'm going to cling to the first comment listed on that page - that Alan West is very unlikely to get in. I should, of course, be highly anti-torture, but I've never seen stats to prove it doesn't work, and - oh right, now I feel dirty.

    (tags: news politics)


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29th-Oct-2008 04:12 pm (UTC)
Are you saying that you're not anti-torture? 'Cause... okay. That saddens me.
29th-Oct-2008 06:38 pm (UTC)
The problem with torture is that you're likely to get spurious answers from someone just to get it to stop. It's not a really helpful means of interrogation.
29th-Oct-2008 06:55 pm (UTC)
Also:
I've never seen stats to prove it doesn't work

From that link:
There are no recorded instances of getting useable intelligence from torture

Isn't that good enough?
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