If you want to know the undisputed truth about US torture, be you a patriot or an anarchist, a pacifist or enlisted member of the Armed Forces, I do believe that reading the following essay is your moral obligation. Indeed, even if you endorse our current wars, “torture destroys justice” because it makes it impossible for our country to put try in a court of law those member of the Taliban who may or may not have been the “masterminds” behind the 9/11 attacks.
The essay is lengthy and at times hard to stomach. If you cannot read it all, read the first half and then skip to “Part 7” for the author’s conclusion. But please, take the time: US “>Torture: Voices from the Black Sites by Mark Danner, as published in The New York Review of Books, April 9, 2009.