Torture is the act of deliberately inflicting physical or psychological pain on a person in order to compel an action from the victim. Reasons for torture include punishment, intelligence gathering and coercion. In 1948, after World War II, the United Nations outlawed torture when it adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Opponents of torture argue that the government should never practice torture since it is inhumane and illegal under international law. Proponents argue that the military should not be prevented from using torture if they believe it will keep the country safe.
Enhanced interrogation should be allowed as well as psychological interrogation. These terrorists perform extreme atrocities on anyone, including innocent civilians. Our enhanced interrogation is child's play compared to what they do. This question should really be answered by someone under the threat of terrorism, or who has family of friends in captivity or otherwise affected by a terrorist act. You can pretty much guess what the answer will be 99.9% of the time.
You can't expect to win or survive if the playing fields have different levels & rules!! Simply put ! If you let it be known that you will only bring a knife to a Gunfight ---you remove fear & caution on the Enemies side!!!
We are the only country in the world that worries about being politically correct. If you go to any other country illegally and get caught, you will see horrible conditions, and not get any fair treatment. If you are believed to be a terrorist or spy in another country water boarding would be at the bottom of their lists. Other countries do much more horrible things like electrocution tactics, etc.. Yes torture is cruel, but how cruel is the planning of mass murder in the name of a religion. When you deal with animals that think a man, woman or child don't have the right to live because they don't believe in their ideology, well in my opinion the gloves need to come off.
Yes, because the government is probably already doing it and will most likely continually do it in the heat of the moment like most interrogations are; they are trying to protect American lives so I do not think the "interrogators" should be punished for what they deem as necessary interrogating for our safety
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