What is torture?

What is torture?

The law, lawyers, and the court.
May 26 2005 12:36 PM

What Is Torture?

An interactive primer on American interrogation.

Click here for an interactive feature about the U.S. military's interrogation practices since Sept. 11 and the Bush administration policies that have informed them.

Click here for an interactive feature about the U.S. military's interrogation practices since Sept. 11 and the Bush administration policies that have informed them.

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Emily Bazelon is a Slate senior editor. Phillip Carter is an attorney and former Army officer who writes on military and legal affairs from Los Angeles (the opinions and analysis in this article belong to the author alone). Dahlia Lithwick is a Slate senior editor.

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