Waterboarding and Torture

November 6, 2007

Attorney General nominee Michael Mukasey has refused to express an opinion on whether the interrogation method of waterboarding is torture.

Controversial interrogation techniques such as waterboarding have become flash points in the debate over the limits of U.S. interrogation policy since the launch of the Iraq war. Fellow Benjamin Wittes joins MPR’s Midmorning to discuss waterboarding and its political implications for Mukasey’s confirmation.

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