Why we shouldn't torture
Below are links to some excellent articles on the topic. The first is by Ray McGovern, a retired intelligence analyist with 27 years experience and the founder of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity. The second is by John Dean, former White House counsel. The third, and most powerful, is by Vladimir Bukovsky, who spent nearly 12 years in Soviet prisons, labor camps and psychiatric hospitals for nonviolent human rights activities and knows about torture from first-hand experience as well as from living in a totalitarian society.
McCain's Defining Moment
Shocking The Conscience Of America: Bush And Cheney Call For The Right To Torture And Are Decisively and Correctly Rebuffed by the House
Torture's Long Shadow