President Carter and Top Iraq Commander Call for Truth Commission on Torture

Former President Carter is calling for a truth commission on torture, says that torture is a crime “against our Constitution”, and disagrees with Obama’s decision not to release the torture photos.

And Richard Sanchez, the former commander of all coalition forces in Iraq, is calling for a truth commission to investigate the abuses and torture which occurred there.

Sanchez joins the ever-growing list of experts who say that torture doesn’t work:

During my time in Iraq there was not one instance of actionable intelligence that came out of these interrogation techniques.

Moreover, Sanchez echoed what many have been saying:

If we do not find out what happened,” continued the General, “then we are doomed to repeat it.

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