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Public policy and the use of torture

Baker, Eric

Public policy and the use of torture

by Baker, Eric

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Published by Quaker Peace & Service in association with Amnesty International in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political prisoners.,
  • Torture.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEric Baker.
    ContributionsQuaker Peace & Service., Amnesty International.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9443
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21518506M
    ISBN 100901689114

      Professor Sands emphasized to the Senate Judiciary Committee, a few weeks after publication of Torture Team, that the book offers only a ‘snapshot’ of the bigger picture. It is a compelling snapshot nonetheless, one that weaves strands of information already in the public domain with snippets of Sands' interviews with some of the lawyers. Abstract. Using a new survey dataset on torture collected during the and elections, combined with a comprehensive archive of public opinion on torture that we have assembled, we show, first, that a majority of Americans were opposed to government use of torture, even when asked about an imminent terrorist attack, until just before the election.

      Post-9/11, torture has been official US policy under George Bush – authorized at the highest levels of government. Evidence of its systematic practice continues to surface. First some background. On Septem , George Bush signed a secret finding empowering CIA to “Capture, Kill, or Interrogate Al-Queda Leaders.” It also authorized establishing a secret global [ ].   Mailing Address CounterPunch PO Box Petrolia, CA Telephone 1()

    The use of torture has been contrary to common law for several centuries, and the UK was well ahead of many other European jurisdictions in abolishing its use. Although the common law prohibited torture, however, the Privy Council continued to issue torture warrants until Felton’s case in and it was not until the Long Parliament in Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Torture as public policy: restoring U.S. credibility on the world stage in SearchWorks catalog.


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Public policy and the use of torture. London: Quaker Peace & Service in association with Amnesty International, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Eric Baker; Quaker Peace & Service.; Amnesty International. Torture as Public Policy is an important step in helping us understand what went wrong―a prerequisite to putting the United States back on course toward the moral high ground." ―Michael Archer, author of A Patch of Ground: Khe Sanh Remembered and Shadow Governor: The Life and Times of Nevada's William J.

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Archon Fung is Associate Professor of Public Policy, Kennedy School of Govern-ment, Harvard University. William A. Galston is Saul I. Stern Professor of Civic Engagement at the School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, and was Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy during the first Clinton administration.

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The literature and polling data suggest that American public opinion on the use of torture has remained at a 50/50 split since survey researchers began collecting the data post-9/11 (Pew Research Center ).

1 Gronke et al. () reviews 32 of the available public opinion polls from. He recalls that before 9/11, he debated the issue in front of some lawyers and argued that the government would not only have a right to use torture: it would have a duty to use it.

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I will now present an argument for the use of torture in rare circumstances. While many people have objected, on emotional grounds, to my defense of torture, no one has pointed out a flaw in my argument. I hope my case for torture is wrong, as I would be much happier standing side by side with all the good people who oppose torture categorically.public opinion regarding the use of torture for the interrogation of terrorist suspects.

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