Could you or I be kidnapped and waterboarded and still have no right to sue?
Modern warfare is an exercise in savagery.
Torture doesn't "work" but that's not the point.
Prosecution is an effective cure for torture.
Concerted action by the international community appears to be the only recourse
It's a family tradition.
What will we say when other governments follow our example by providing immunity from prosecution to torturers?
For Washington, WikiLeaks' real crime is public humiliation.