Lawyers, military figures and Bush Administration insiders believed that so-called "enhanced" interrogation techniques really were torture. But Vice President Cheney insisted they were the only way to head off another September 11, despite warnings about prosecution for war crimes. A new book, The Dark Side, also reports that dissenters lost their jobs, even as "enhanced" interrogation produced false information that derailed the war on terror. Will there be a call to accountability?
Jane Mayer, New Yorker
Clifford May, President, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
Noel Francisco, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel
Scott Horton, Professor, Columbia Law School