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Author's reply to review of Bioethics and Armed Conflict

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39058.718067.3A (Published 14 December 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1271
  1. Michael L Gross, professor
  1. 1Department of International Relations, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel mgross@poli.haifa.ac.il

    As Nathanson says in her review of my book,1 I argue that the use of “moderate physical pressure” might be defensible in some cases. “Defensible” is the right word. The acts may be excused but are not justified. However, I don't defend interrogational torture with any great enthusiasm but simply admit that there might be some rare case where perpetrators might mount …

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