Torture: physical or psychological

Discussion in 'Middle East - General' started by DKSuddeth, May 9, 2004.

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Torture, right or wrong

Poll closed May 14, 2004.
  1. wrong, makes us look as bad as hussein

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  2. right, because who cares about the iraqis anyway.

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  1. DKSuddeth
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    Is it wrong or right?
     
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    Wrong cause yes it does make us look bad. And thats a shame for all the hardworking soldiers over there doing good.
     
  3. KLSuddeth
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    Wrong because its wrong. period. no disscussion needed.
    Thank you.

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    Wrong because I say so.
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    Wrong.

    But it sure would have made me feel good if I was one of those soilders doing it.

    Paybacks are a bitch.

    Carry on...
     
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    Real physical torture is wrong, however, nothing I have seen in the present situation amounts to any more than humiliation. Coercing a bad guy to talk is the part of war nobody wants to admit or talk about. I think we need to remember that a short time before they were "tortured" the prisoners were trying to blow up our soldiers and if given the chance, burn their bodies and hang them from a bridge. I think the entire situation is being blown out of proportion.
     
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    Couldn't have said it better m'self!
     
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    I'm glad everyone sees how this is wrong in so many ways. I listened to Drudge last night and apparently there are pictures and videos much worse than what we've seen: Iraqis being raped, beaten, having dogs sicked on them.
     
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    Flame me all you want but I voted right, although I don't like how the right answer was posed. Its not that I don't care about Iraqis, I don't care about insurgent Iraqis. I still say when you show me a picture of actual physical torture than I will change my tune, until then my position is psyops or psyhumiliation is a valid tool of war.
     

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