Torture is also stupid

December 15, 2014 8:23 AM

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The revelations of CIA torture are the tip of an iceberg. The larger issue remains the apparent American inability to formulate a bipartisan approach to work multilaterally and through international institutions to begin addressing the instability and inequality characterizing this first half of the 21st Century.

In addition to being horrified and ashamed by the Senate revelations – thoroughly disputed by CIA defenders and Senate Republicans – it is also possible for Americans to claim a certain degree of pride that we live in a country that reveals such dirty truths about itself. But it is worth noting tha...

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