Why Not Torture?

5 Pages Posted: 18 Dec 2014

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Simon Chesterman

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

Date Written: December 17, 2014

Abstract

Revelations in December 2014 that the CIA engaged in torture following the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States should have surprised no one. But they may yet help to dispel the longstanding myth that torture works.

Keywords: torture, terrorism, ticking time-bomb

Suggested Citation

Chesterman, Simon, Why Not Torture? (December 17, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2539021

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