The Question of Torture
June 29, 2006 In a desperate drive to catch suspected terrorists, the United States is using torture and other harsh interrogation techniques. But that can often lead to wild goose chases because of unreliable information generated under duress, the author of a new book says.
June 28, 2006 In the spring of 2004, when Americans were horrified by the pictures of abuse at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, medical-ethics expert Steven Miles had just one question: Where were the doctors? Miles, himself a doctor, has written a book about how the medical profession failed to perform its role as protector.
June 27, 2006 Torture is never acceptable, but it's a reality that should be covered by rules, Alan Dershowitz says. The lawyer and Harvard Law School professor says the president should be held responsible for acts of torture and be required to sign torture warrants.