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Jeffersonian Democrat:
Torture is not effective for information, it's very effective for authoritarian control.

And for obtaining false confessions for propaganda purposes - thus "proving" that torture "works".

Great Diary, JD.  Perphaps you could explain the acronyms a bit more - they are not familiar to a non US military reader....

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Thu May 7th, 2009 at 05:48:46 AM EST
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