President Obama banned terror interrogation methods like sleep deprivation and simulated drowning in his first week in office. Now he’s released more details of the ‘torture’ techniques used during the Bush administration. But he says CIA agents who used them, won’t be prosecuted. Should the US punish those responsible? Professor David Cole thinks so. But are certain types of interrogation necessary?
The men who run The Pirate Bay (TPB), the world’s most famous file-sharing website have been sent to jail in Sweden for breaking copyright law. They also have to pay 30m kronor (about £3.5million US dollars). Is this a victory for artists? The industry says it is. But others say file sharing is good. Should we have to pay for internet downloads?
In these difficult times… Who should you trust? The Queen has been voted the most trusted person in Britain. The majority in the survey do not trust each other and maybe with good reason… almost half admitted lying in the work place. How do you know who to trust?
Pakistan is to get more than $5bn to help fight Islamic extremism. The United States and Japan each pledged $1bn. In return, President Zardari has promised Pakistan will do its best to stop militants in its border areas. Should we bail out Pakistan? This is what some of you think.