Coercion vs. Torture in War on Terrorism NPR's Liane Hansen talks with Mark Bowden, a national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, about his article "The Dark Art of Interrogation," which appears in the October issue of the magazine. While Bowden condemns torture, he advocates the selective use of "coercion," a less brutal form of interrogation, that may prove valuable in the war on terrorism.
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Coercion vs. Torture in War on Terrorism

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Coercion vs. Torture in War on Terrorism

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NPR's Liane Hansen talks with Mark Bowden, a national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, about his article "The Dark Art of Interrogation," which appears in the October issue of the magazine. While Bowden condemns torture, he advocates the selective use of "coercion," a less brutal form of interrogation, that may prove valuable in the war on terrorism.