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Torture can be simply explained as mental, emotional or physical torment and suffering. The thesis will primarily include logical reasons ***** 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 s*****n a subst*****ntial increase in the discussions on what form of torture is allowed and to what extent and purpose can it be used. ***** ***** of ***** has become even more significant for government candidates ***** include in their political campaigns since the 9/11 attacks ***** ***** US soil and the consequent initiation of ***** War on Terror. In this thesis, the main emphasis ***** lie on the impacts of torture as a me*****ns to move for*****d with an intelligent war or conflict strategy. Furthermore this ***** will ***** opinions of both sides i.e. whether torture should be used as a war tactic or not.

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

John McCain, the 2008 presidential candidate for the US, is a ***** veter*****n and a survivor of inhumane torture and hence he seems to condone any and all ********** of torture that can or h***** been used in t*****e past to extract useful information. The main logic behind his overlooking the circumstantial importance in ***** proposal of a 'no *****rture' law is ***** "two-way street" approach. He portrays a strong belief th*****t allowing the Ameri***** in*****rrogators to use inhumane or personally intrusive measures to extract information automatically gives every single enemy of *****s to treat American captives in a simil*****r manner. This approach and logic has been supported by a vast majority of senators and citizens as well, ***** in all fairness, it does make a logical argument. *****re is no need to make a law with regards ********** that are rare because if a law gives the window ***** use torture pertaining dire circumstances, then like most other criminal laws, the law ***** torture can also be manipulated for personal advantages.

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

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