that "prohibition" on Torture...

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Obama hasn't ended torture in America: doing so would require investigations and prosecutions, as the law itself demands. Rather, he claims merely to have "prohibited" it. Which sounds good, until you think about it for a moment. The old president permitted, the new president prohibits... what does that mean? That to both men, torture is not a matter of law, but simply one of policy...

see Torture Talisman, Torture Taboo by Barry Eisler

Note: meet the author July 11:

2:00 PM
Belmont Library
1110 Alameda de las Pulgas
Belmont, CA 

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