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After 24-48 hours, any information an individual has is obsolete - one of the first rules of military intelligence.  Therefore, the torture is used for exploitation/propaganga purposes only.  Disgusting really but I won't go into the the issue of American exceptionalism as that is another can of worms.  Just suffice it to say that we've learned A LOT from our former communist adversaries.

"Schiller sprach zu Goethe, Steck in dem Arsch die Flöte! Goethe sagte zu Schiller, Mein Arsch ist kein Triller!"
by Jeffersonian Democrat (rzg6f@virginia.edu) on Fri Dec 9th, 2005 at 03:07:01 PM EST
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