Mon, 15 December 2014
There is a harsh truth at the heart of the interrogation debate.
We are presented with a moral ambiguity, a sort of ethical Sophie's Choice. What about those rare cases in which a ticking clock presents us with a choice between torture and the death of innocents.
The harsh, terrible truth is that the choice does not exist. It never has.
Instead, we are endangered by a much more dangerous ticking clock.