The Ethics of Interrogation

The Ethics of Interrogation

Professional Responsibility in An Age of Terror

eBook - 2013
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Can harsh interrogation techniques and torture ever be morally justified for a nation at war or under the threat of imminent attack? In the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terrorist strikes, the United States and other liberal democracies were forced to grapple once again with the issue of balancing national security concerns against the protection of individual civil and political rights. This question was particularly poignant when US forces took prisoners in Afghanistan and Iraq who arguably had information about additional attacks. In this volume, ethicist Paul Lauritzen takes on ethi.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, 2013
ISBN: 9781589019737
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Characteristics: 1 online resource

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