The Question of Torture The line between interrogation and torture can be a fine one. How is torture defined, and is there ever a case to be made for it, say when national security is at stake? In a series of discussions, we examine how the U.S. government interrogates its prisoners, and the question of torture.

Interrogator Questions Stressful Techniques

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The Drawbacks of Fighting Terrorism with Torture

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'Oath Betrayed' Questions Doctors' Roles in Torture

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Rules Should Govern Torture, Dershowitz Says

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