The Case For A Torture Commission, Cont.

"Enhanced interrogation" yielded crucial intelligence that saved lives, says former Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen. No, says the Post's Dan Froomkin, it didn't. Yes, says Thiessen, it did.

Obviously, this debate will never be completely resolved. But neither will it disappear: If it does go away temporarily, you can bet that it will come roaring back eventually, in this administration or in one to come. And I, for one, wouldn't mind getting a lot more information out on the table now - for the next round of debate, if not for this one.

Ross Douthat is a former writer and editor at The Atlantic.

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