A Lesson in Torture We Dare Not Relearn

David Jones
Published: Wednesday, 08/23/2006 12:00 am EDT

Urban security has deteriorated sharply. The terrorists appear to be gaining momentum as casualties mount with each explosion. Despite heroic efforts, the police and standard military units are not mastering the challenge. The call goes out for elite military units to reinforce the effort. Baghdad, August 2006? No. Algiers, 1957.

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