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Torture Helped Get Bin Laden?

Sandy235 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 11:45 AM
The end of winning wars started when the War Department became the Defense Department. The War department was generally small and only plotted ways to win a war. The Defense department became mostly political and tries to define ways to prevent war or mitigate the action once war has started. From them came the idea of no cross lines and safe havens for the enemy.

"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...