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A former Army Staff sergeant Eric Maddox who was instrumental in capturing Saddam on Dec. 13, 2003, denounced torture he said "Torture has occurred; we've seen the videotape and we need to realize the negative effect it has," and pointed out "I want to build an argument to say we don't need it to get intelligence." (13 ).

Former deputy secretary of state Richard Armitage Acknowledged that the harsh treatment of terrorism suspects by the CIA was torture and saud "Had I known about it at the time I was serving, I would've had the courage to resign. But I don't know. It's in hindsight now,". He also blamed the Bush Administration and Congress for this he said "They weren't doing their job,"(14 ).

An Oddity, the more Americans go to church the more they believe torture is justified, according to Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life (15 ).
Christians should consider what Jesus said :
Matthew 25 (KJV)
35 For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:
36 Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.
37 Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?
38 When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee?
39 Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee?
40 And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.

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