TITLE

Facing Torture

AUTHOR(S)
Scruton, Roger
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
American Spectator;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses legal and ethical issues surrounding the use of torture to elicit information from captives. Topics noted include criticisms of U.S. treatment of prisoners in the War on Terror, whether torture is ever an appropriate punishment for crime, and the rectitude of using torture to protect innocents from harm.
ACCESSION #
43010205

 

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