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  • How can we define political torture?
  • Should torture be used in instances of national security?
  • What are the ethical issues regarding torture?
  • Does torture happen in the United States?
  • What is psychological torture and when has it been used?
  • Are prisoners of war tortured?
  • Is torture ever justifiable?
  • How has torture been used in cases of domestic abuse?
  • What can American and British military do to prevent more torture incidents like the ones alleged in Iraqi prisons?
  • Are prison and police detention forms of legal torture?

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