Wednesday, April 22, 2009

"We Have Ways of Making You Bolster Our Erroneous Preconceptions"

That's Matthew Yglesias's heading, perfectly capturing the case against torture based on foreign-policy realism (aside from the obvious moral argument against it).


Peter Hoh said...

Al Qaeda and its predecessor, the Muslim Brotherhood, have flourished under oppressive regimes which routinely use torture. That should provide a clue about torture's effectiveness.