Torture: No ‘Legal’ Process Will Heal Us

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Brilliant post, Judah. I was nodding my head as I read in hearty agreement, until the final two paragraphs, that is. It would be nice to believe that a clean, orderly, non-partisan legal process run out of Congress or by some Congressionally appointed body could get to the bottom of all this and cleanse our collective conscience about past uses of torture. But, I don’t think that’s possible. The debate that resulted from the actions of even the most well-intentioned investigative body on torture would probably not ultimately be about torture at all, but would end up being about settling […]


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