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US Waterboarding

What If the Iranians Waterboarded an American?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 04.27.2013 | World
Tom Engelhardt

They strip him, put a dog collar and leash on him. They hood him, loose dogs on him. They subject him to freezing cold water and leave him naked on cold nights.

Talking Torture With Mukasey and Thiessen: Do Torture Advocates Care About U.S. Moral Standing?

Elisa Massimino | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics
Elisa Massimino

Torture not only stained our reputation; it weakened American national security. It has alienated entire communities, undermining the capacity of the U.S. to fight terrorism, and given al Qaeda a public relations boon.