The cia says the harsh interrogation of detainee ammar al-baluchi generated information that led to the courier the senate report says the most accurate information about the courier did not come. The issue of torture in relation to terrorism was raised publicly in the united states in 2004 when news of a 2002 memorandum issued by the justice department for the cia suggested that torturing al qaeda and taliban detainees captured in afghanistan might be justified to prevent further attacks on the us. Nevertheless, when the bybee analysis was released in june 2004, it became the capstone on the torture narrative, the most damning link between the president's decision that the geneva conventions didn't apply to terrorists and the sadistic behavior of the military guards at abu ghraib. The report undercut the cia's claims that its tactics thwarted plots and led to the capture of terrorists the cia's claims and what the committee found to defend against torture. If we torture the terrorist, it will cause the terrorist to feel even more rebellious against us why would we want to do that the right reproach to get information from a terrorist is to be compassionate and loving toward them.
Torture is an extreme method, and before we even reach the ethical and moral debate over its use, the effectiveness of it must be demonstrated to some reasonable degree the burden of proof lies. Articles by mark bowden and others consider what tactics are appropriate for eliciting potentially lifesaving information. In response to the recent terrorist attacks in brussels, republican front-runner donald trump has called for expanding the use of waterboarding and more extreme methods of torture in order to.
Terrorists would have no qualms about torturing as the terrorist cells we are opposing often have extreme ideological roots, it is fair to assume that the members of such organisations have been indoctrinated to a large degree to not surrender easily, or betray their side by giving away information. Torture, false information and the iraq war method — particularly whether information sought from suspected terrorists could be gleaned using other sources or techniques the value of. The morality of torture the authority of using torture as а punishment has been historically controversial today, some people see torture as an efficient form of punishment they believe it is especially necessary in the treatment of terrorist captives or prisoners for the purpose of extracting information.
A us program of torture interrogation engenders the monumental task of discriminating between terrorist and nonterrorist criminal suspects, in spite of many overlapping criminal activities, and restricting torture interrogation to key terrorists. A sizeable majority of people around the world is opposed to torture even if its purpose is to elicit information that could save innocent lives from terrorist attack. The authority of using torture as а punishment has been historically controversial today, some people see torture as an efficient form of punishment they believe it is especially necessary in the treatment of terrorist captives or prisoners for the purpose of extracting information some writers.
When i was a kid, all the tv shows and movies told us that only nazis torture, and so the nazis deserved to die vee haff veys uff maekink you taulk the line always went the usual justification for torture is the ticking time bomb scenario. Face it: if someone thought that their loved ones were in imminent danger of death, and they thought that the only way to save them was by torturing someone, he might be willing to torture a terrorist, a terrorist's mother, a terrorist's child, or even you, your mother, or your child. Torture and the united states includes documented and alleged cases of torture both inside and outside the united states by members of the us government, the us military, us law enforcement agencies, us intelligence agencies, us health care services, and other us public organizations.
Cia made doctors torture suspected terrorists after 9/11, taskforce finds doctors are still required to give interrogators access to medical and psychological information about detainees which. Read cnn's cia torture report fast facts to learn about the us senate select committee on intelligence's report on the cia's detention and interrogation program. A related argument acknowledges that torture may sometimes produce self-proving, valuable, real-time information, but that there are better methods for securing such information than by torture. People are divided about whether governments should torture people suspected of terrorism torture involves severe physical or emotional pain to gain information from someone.
Nevertheless, the executive summary made public this week after four years of research (and at a cost of some $40 million) continues to raise serious questions about the cia's use of torture in the wake of the september 11 terrorist attacks. The republican candidate for the presidency has recommended torturing terrorist suspects while former vice president dick cheney was known to advocate the use of torture in some circumstances.
A torture survivor says we can't practice the terrorism that is torture in order to fight terrorism. A terrorist group has planted a small nuclear device with a timing mechanism in london and it is about to go off if it does it will kill thousands and make a large part of the city uninhabitable for decades. Shouldn't we do anything to stop terrorist attacks, including using torture as noted above, effective interrogation does not involve torture or abuse getting accurate information from detainees is the most certain way to disrupt plots and stop attacks.