Constitution paper

Constitution paper - Professor La Raja Polisci 101...

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Professor La Raja Polisci 101 10/09/2007 The Constitutionality of Torture Torture. This is the claim of Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. On October 3 rd , 2007 an article written by Jitendra Joshi has Pelosi clearly claiming that the Bush Administration had employed “interrogation tactics such as simulated drowning, head slapping and exposure to extreme temperatures all amounted to banned torture” (P. 1). This is an issue that has been brought up time and again in regards to the interrogation of terror suspects. Whether or not it should be a valid tactic is up for debate, however. Since the tragic events of 9/11 some say the rules of war have changed. Antiquated ideas of war have been shattered with the invention of modern warfare. The size of your standing army is only a small factor when determining a nation’s strength. To counter the increasing strength of any nation, guerrilla warfare and/or terror tactics are employed. Guerrilla warfare is nothing new in conflicts. If anything, it’s quite possibly one of the oldest forms of combat, perhaps predating recorded history. How to fight against
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