Daily Archives: December 19, 2014

The Fairly Extraordinary Claim That Torture “Doesn’t Work”

by | December 19, 2014

As if public “die-ins” weren’t sufficiently incongruous with the peace and goodwill of the Christmas season, our American neighbours have been indulging in a ferocious spasm of recrimination over the practice of torture. A committee of the U. S. Senate has compiled a godawful behemoth of a report (PDF here) on the Central Intelligence Agency’s… Read more »