"Zero Dark Thirty" revives a debate about national security and national shame.
Scenes of prisoner abuses in Zero Dark Thirty, the Kathryn Bigelow film on the hunt for Osama bin Laden, have reawakened a debate over the United States’s use of torture that should have been fully and publicly vetted long ago.
Whether the Bush administration’s enhanced interrogations program, a.k.a. torture, “worked,” is the question being kicked around, as if that should matter in a nation committed to human rights. READ MORE!!!!
IN MY OPINION--THE WORST EVIL TO COME OUT OF 9/11 WAS US---We changed for the worst--We Justified becoming the Bad Guys. After all, back in the day when I served in the Army Reserve--we were taught and trained that it did not matter who else did not play by the rules of warfare--all that mattered was we did.
What we need to realize that torture is more than just evil, IT DOES NOT WORK IN GETTING THE TRUTH--IT WORKS TO GET THE VICTIM TO THE CAPTURER WHAT THEY WANT TO HEAR---THIS IS ALSO WHY THOSE WHO CONTINUE THIS EVIL PRACTICE ARE EVIL, MOST ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO CALL THEMSELVES--Americans.