Monday, February 2, 2009
A Loophole on Torture
The President's directive to follow the Army Manual on interrogations is a fine order, but it has a loophole for the CIA to review the issue, and to come back with recommendations for alternative methods. Why give the CIA this loophole, which could allow them to violate the international conventions against torture, again? What is the logic justifying this approach? The President needs to block this CIA activity.