Some have claimed that intelligence used to find and eventually kill Osama Bin Laden came from GTMO and the torture of detainees. There is not claim that I am aware of that this version of torture was the "enhanced" or water-board version of torture that has caught so much attention in recent years, but torture/interrogation techniques brought forth the information. I was under the impression that such was not the case, but nevertheless, what if torture were used? Does the end justify the means in this case?

One article sates that torture in any form is morally repugnant. Then again, so is terrorism, which is worse? Often times the choices we make in this life can be between two bad or difficult choices. Conversely, as Elder Oaks states, "As we consider various choices, we should remember that it is not enough that something is good. Other choices are better, and still others are best. Even though a particular choice is more costly, its far greater value may make it the best choice of all."

Each choice carries a weight of both negative and positive consequences. In the "agency scale" of torture to terrorism, is there a good choice? A Better Choice? A Best Choice? If so, what are those choices?
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