War On Terror Persuasive Speech

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A man it held up by a rope, blindfolded, and guards force him to stay awake while embarrassing and chastising him for hours; on end until he confesses or reveals information that will be helpful in fighting the War on Terror. The image, I am setting up for you is one of the techniques written in the torture memo on how to deal with terrorists and fight the War on Terror. When the memo got leaked, it created controversy among Americans. They saw how these alleged prisoners were being tortured. This incident raised many questions such as, how does the state get the power to use violence? How is this act of violence legal? And how is the war on terror so different that they have to change their techniques for war? To answer this question,

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