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Philadelphia Inquirer
by staff

03/06/06

When a human-rights group reported in February that 98 detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan had died in U.S. custody in the war on terror -- nearly half of them under still-secret conditions -- the Bush administration all but shrugged. A Pentagon spokesman said he couldn't provide (or couldn't be bothered to dig up?) a blow-by-blow account of the deaths. Such a bother. The paperwork was scattered around various Army command posts. ... the White House defends its violations of American values and universal human rights by claiming that people who aren't terrorists are -- and that tactics that do amount to torture don't. The current policies are not only wrong; they're counterproductive. First, when you torture people who know little, you goad them to concoct wild stories to stop the pain. Second, when these abuses are revealed -- as they inevitably will be -- they spread hate among America's enemies while shaming the nation to its friends...

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