Oversight, not hindsight

2016-01-19T03:28:38+00:002014/12/10 at 3:53 PM|Tags: , , , , , |

Torture, according to US Senator John McCain “compromises that which most distinguishes us from our enemies”.  That distinction became less clear this week.

The Senate intelligence committee’s report into torture by the CIA in the years after 9/11 makes difficult reading, including many cruel and unusual techniques that yielded little information but certainly “stained” the national honour.

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