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US Military, SERE, Warned Against Torture in 2002

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  1. apple strudel

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    So the torture apologists have said that it's not torture if we do it on our own troops. We know we stopped torturing regular troops because it was too demoralizing. What about the JPRA and SERE, though?

    So the guys who are experts on the subject refute the 2 major talking points: 1) it is torture, and 2) it doesn't produce reliable information.

    Now wait, what about the "save US from impending attack" scenario that's meant to scare us into not thinking any more?

    So SERE says you guys are wrong, the CIA says you guys are wrong, nobody thinks it produces real information, and the time lines that Cheney suggested show that it does have been shown to be lies. And the Bush administration ignored experts on the subject (surprise!).

    You didn't have a leg to stand on before, you've got nothing now. So who will step to the plate and continue to defend it?

    2002 Document Referred to Extreme Duress as 'Torture,' Warned of Techniques' Unreliability
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    Well the results proved the speculation in this report wrong. Reality trumps speculation...

    as always abortion is torture.. worry about innocent babies and not mass murderers
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    apple strudel Banned

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    SERE is wrong? In spite of all the evidence you'll take Cheney's fake timeline over the experts? :ugh:
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    Cheney has a Birth Certificate.........:singing:
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    I bet SERE would also include your incessant droning on about this topic fall under the definition of torture as well. :rolleyes:
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    I have yet to see any credible reports that torture works, but the more important point is that proving torture works does not prove that torture is necessary.
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    OK, I laughed. It would also be more proof that torture doesn't work. ;)

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