An unextraordinary claim: Torture doesn’t work

Torture is in the news again, sadly, as Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan made a public declaration that Canada will never use torture or be party to [it], a day after his meeting with US Defence Secretary James Mattis. That sounds decent, but there’s a lot of grey space around his words that needs to be addressed, especially in light of Sajjan’s own questionable history with torture. But I want to put all that aside for the moment, and focus on a more fundamental question that alarmingly still seems to be controversial in the public mind: does torture work? Continue reading

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