From the Guardian, a sample from the test administered to recruits to the Iraqi Police Force:
Any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person is: a) torture; b) interview techniques; c) nterrogation techniques; d) informative and reliable.
How sad that the United States now has an Attorney General who would get this question wrong.
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But…but…Abu, er, Alberto sent me a note saying that he was against torture! And those nice Republicans seemed to like him, too.