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Torture can be simply explained as mental, emotional or physical torment and suffering. The thesis will primarily include logical re*****ons ***** opinions on how the man-induced torture should not be used as a tool of war, barring exceptions or urgencies, and why. This topic of torture is important considering the current inclination of nations and states of ***** 21st century towards strengthening their war regimes and tactics which has simultaneously shown a substantial increase in the discussions on what form of torture is allowed ***** to what extent and purpose ***** it be used. The topic of ***** has become even more significant for government candidates to include in ********** political campaigns since the 9/11 attacks on the US soil and the consequent initiation of ***** War on Terror. In this thesis, the main emphasis ***** lie on the impacts of torture as a means to move *************** with an intelligent war or c*****flict strategy. Further***** this ***** will include ***** of both sides i.e. whether *****rture should be used as a ***** tactic or not.

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One of the ***** observations that nobody seems to be making is that torture as a tool of war is limited in its r*****ge. This simply means that using torture to extract information is very circumstantial and highly dependent upon the gravity of ***** situation. There are many who are disillusioned by the War on Terror ***** clam that *****rture should in no way be a tactic *****cause ***** the ***** of inhumane pers*****al intrusion that is ***** direct consequence.

***** McCain, the 2008 presidential candidate for ***** US, is a ***** veter*****n and a survivor of inhumane torture and hence he seems to condone any and all form ***** torture that can or has been used in the past to extract useful information. The main logic behind his overlooking the circumstantial importance in his proposal of a '***** *****' law is ***** "two-way street" approach. He portrays a strong belief that allowing the Ameri***** interroga*****rs to use inhumane or personally intrusive measures to extract information automatically gives every single enemy ***** theirs to treat American captives in a simil*****r manner. This approach ***** ***** has been supported by a vast majority of senators and citizens as well, ***** in all fairness, it does make a logical argument. There is no need to ***** a l*****w with regards ********** that are r***** because if a l*****w gives the window to use torture pertaining dire circumstances, then like most other criminal laws, the law of torture can also be manipulated for personal advantages.

***** UN and Council of Europe have shown various concerns since the beginning of the War on Terror on the means and methods ***** ***** numerous interrogators to ***** informati***** claiming that the methodologies are defiant of the human and civil rights which ***** pertinent to ***** humans irrespective ***** their nationality, race or religion. This concern h***** *****, though, voiced globally, has ***** faced severe criticism from numerous

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