When the Japanese did it to Americans in WW2, it was called a war crime and some were executed for their part.
There have been many lives saved using this method.
Can you name just one?
Torture doesn't work Dori. Pretty well everyone, except for extremists -- Muslim and American -- knows it.
Under duress you would admit to anything. Well, so would I. Most anyone would. It is a very very very small minority that can withstand torture. But the problem is the information gained from torture is no very reliable. 24, Jack Bauer -- is FICTION.