U.S. Torture Policy Explained
Monday, October 2, 2006
Since September 11, 2001, terror suspects have been subjected to many kinds of coercive interrogations at the hands of U.S. intelligence officers. Some suspects have even been sent to foreign countries where torture is commonly used. Last week, Congress voted to outlaw torture in the treatment of terror suspects. Today, three San Diego State professors share their insights into the meaning of the latest legislation.
San Diego State University’s teach-in titled, “Historical, Political and Moral Dimensions of U.S. Torture Policy,” begins at 3 p.m. today at SDSU’s Nasatir Hall, Room 100. It is free and open to the public.
, professor of political science at San Diego State University focusing on American presidential and electoral politics.
, professor of political science and a past Fred J. Hansen Chair for Peace Studies at San Diego State University.
- Tom Weston , professor of logic, ethics and political philosophy at San Diego State University
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