You don't believe in torture? Join the crowd

Linden, Jack
May 2009
Hays Free Press (Buda, TX);5/27/2009, Vol. 106 Issue 8, p4A
The author provides commentaries concerning the issues involving the alleged used of the U.S. torture in investigating alleged terrorists, the country's democratic principles of governance, and its direction on the war in Iraq.


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