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Retired US Military Officers Urge Trump Not to Reinstate Torture

Nearly 200 military officers urged president-elect Donald Trump not to reinstate torture, according to a letter acquired by The New York Times. "Torture is unnecessary. Based on our experience — and that of our nation's top interrogators, backed by the latest science — we know that lawful, rapport-based interrogation techniques are the most effective way to elicit actionable intelligence," stated the letter, signed by 176 retired officers from all branches of the...

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