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You are a FBI agent in a counterterrorism unit. You apprehend a known terrorist that knows the whereabouts of a nuclear device that his cell has planted in the country. He refuses to tell you any information. Would it ever be justifiable to use methods of torture to get the information you need to save thousands of lives?

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  1. Would torture induce him to tell you the truth? How would you know?

    Does the means ever justify the ends?

    Read this article carefully.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/13/AR2007121301303.html

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