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Tuesday, June 16, 2009
The Tortured Lie
This article from the LA Times strengthens the arguments of those who say torture doesn't work reliably. According to U.S. government documents obtained by a FOIA request by the ACLU shows that Khaled Sheikh Mohammed (KSM) claimed he had made up lies to get his torture to stop. Torture may work, but one can never be sure if the information is accurate or not.