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Use of Torture: An Ethics Review

Your primary objective is to analyze and interpret an ethics' case study and apply critical thinking to best interpret main case issues, and their resolution in light of the facts provided. Please, follow the next instructions: 1. Quickly read the case. Get a feel for the content and the information that needs to be analyzed. Focus on the first few and last few paragraphs which often provide strong insights into the problem(s) and issue(s). 2. Read the case very carefully. Try to put yourself in the shoes of the person(s) involved and develop a sense of involvement in the issue(s). 3. Note the key problem areas. 4. Note all relevant facts for each problem area. 5. Logically derive a set of conclusions/responses to the questions that focus on the key issue(s). 5. Write a minimum 5 pages double spaces case study critical analysis' essay.

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The solution is an ethics analysis case - the use of torture on a terror suspect as a city is held hostage with the suspect's threat of a bomb set by him and his group, if any, to cause damage and violence as well as fear in the city. Is it acceptable to use torture tactics on the suspect due to the time element said suspect imposed to save the lives of many and prevent a catastrophe? The solution follows the APA format and is informed not only by philosophy but by sociological and criminological viewpoints.