Should Those Behind Torture Be Prosecuted? YES

Turley, Jonathan
May 2009
U.S. News Digital Weekly;5/8/2009, Vol. 1 Issue 16, p14
The author agrees that tortured prisons must be prosecuted. He stresses that the government has signed treaty obligations to prosecute war crimes and has prosecuted others due to the same act. He notes that there is not real debate about the status of waterboarding as torture and its has no incriminating marks and needs little training or equipment. He believes that the debate on the issue puts troops in danger.


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