Silber speaks: you listen
harking back to a Making Light recommendation
They're right: recommended.
For an interesting sample, see here on how the administration discovered torture.
Apparently if you use the North Korean torture techniques used to train US soldiers to resist torture if captured, then it is not torture for US soldiers to use them. Huh? Silber explains where this came from.
Or to summarise: "if it were done to our people, would we call it torture?"