Just listened to some drivel from political pukes (most of whom were DemocRats) expounding on how torture was wrong, wrong, wrong...period! It was not American, it was evil and never has a place in our world. You may have seen some of the brain-dead dunces on the CIA confirmation hearings. Well, torture is not wrong. It may be necessary.
If your daughter was kidnapped and buried alive and you caught the kidnapper, there is no man on earth worth the name of father who would not put the bastard through some serious pain until he talked or died. This is ot just a movie scenario...it has actually happened more than once.
If you could torture one of the Islamic maggots who killed 3,000 people on 911, to get the plan before it happened, would you not put some serious effort on the bastard to try and stop it? Yep!
To quote Sophocles..."The end excuses any evil."