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well lets just remind people of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

The USA signed and ratified this on the 20 November 1994 (pdf warning)

and from article 2 of the treaty

2. No exceptional circumstances whatsoever, whether a state of war or a threat of war, internal political instability or any other public emergency, may be invoked as a justification of torture.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Tue Oct 16th, 2007 at 08:29:25 AM EST
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