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Phoebe Loosinhouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-25-09 07:12 PM
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If someone had peripheral knowledge of Al Qaeda why would they turn themself in or offer information
Edited on Sat Apr-25-09 07:14 PM by Phoebe Loosinhouse
if they knew the people they were trying to help had a history of "disappearing", threatening and torturing people and that they would probably torture you too, just to make sure you weren't holding anything back?

How does torture promote voluntary co-operation from unknown people with helpful information?
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BlooInBloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-25-09 07:15 PM
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1. Talking to cops is the last thing I would ever do....
Possibly I would print something out at the library and drop it off somewhere they'd find it (with gloves on), or something like that.
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Phoebe Loosinhouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-25-09 08:48 PM
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2. You are right that this speaks to trust in the police in general, sadly... nt
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