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Foreign and Defense Policy, Terrorism

The New York Times and the ‘plain-English’ meaning of torture

More journalists have been waterboarded than terrorists. In undergoing the technique to see what it felt like, they were trying to prove waterboarding was torture. Here is a “plain-English” definition of torture for the New York Times: if you are willing to try it to see what it feels like, it’s not torture. read more >