The Definition of Torture
The Senate Judiciary Committee has asked President Bush's nominee for Attorney General to clarify his views on whether a technique that simulates drowning known as waterboarding constitutes torture. We discuss new questions about harsh interrogation techniques and the definition of torture.
reporter, The New York Times
CEO and Executive Director of Human Rights First
former acting director of the Central Intelligence Agency; senior fellow at the Merrill Center for Strategic Studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
lawyer in private practice and former staff director of the Federal Legal Counsel in the Justice Department during the Reagan and first Bush administrations
former intelligence and special operations commander