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Torture Helped Get Bin Laden?

K116 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 9:35 AM
It doesn't work if one knows absolutely nothing about a topic...it works quite well, if done by competent people, to fill in gaps in knowledge

"Zero Dark Thirty," the film about the hunt for and killing of Osama bin Laden, got a fresh infusion of buzz over the weekend when outgoing Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta confirmed again that enhanced interrogation techniques aided the effort to find bin Laden.

"Some of it came from ... interrogation tactics that were used," he said. "But the fact is we put together most of that intelligence without having to resort to that. I think we could have gotten bin Laden without that."

In other words, the movie exaggerates the role played by enhanced interrogation techniques -- torture to...