TITLE

Is Torture an Option In War on Terror?

AUTHOR(S)
Andersen, Martin Edwin
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Insight on the News;6/17/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 22, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the morality and effectiveness of the use of torture against al-Qaida terrorists by U.S. law enforcement officers. Arguments against the use of torture; Consequences of the use of torture to the French society; Concerns on the use of Central Intelligence Agency paramilitary forces in Afghanistan.
ACCESSION #
6770207

 

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