The Ongoing Medicalization of Torture

by | Aug 3, 2007 | Stress Blog | 5 comments

from Luke Mitchell at Harpers

Two weeks ago, Michael McConnell, the director of national intelligence, appeared on Meet the Press and confirmed the two-pronged strategy.He was clear about what was forbidden—but perfectly unclear about what was permitted.That was step one.Step two was to claim that these unnamed and unnameable techniques had in fact been approved by unnamed and unnameable medical professionals