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15 de Septiembre de 2009

David Cole: "Los memorandos que autorizaron la tortura: racionalizando lo impensable"


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El profesor de Derecho y abogado David Cole examina la historia detrás de los tristemente célebres memorandos del gobierno de Bush que autorizaron la tortura. Cole sostiene que los memorandos muestran cómo los principales abogados del gobierno de Estados Unidos jugaron un papel decisivo a la hora de darles un marco de racionalidad a actos de tortura y crueldad mediante la implementación de una lógica y un razonamiento orwelianos, intimidantes y retorcidos, para autorizar algo que está absolutamente prohíbido por la ley.

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