Andrew Sullivan rounds up what we know about the trail to Osama bin Laden. Despite the fact that torture apologists, as predicted, are crediting waterboarding with leading us to bin Laden, that does not appear to be the case.
Update: You’ll want to read this post at the Inverse Square Blog as well.
I would imagine that none of this is news to people who regularly read my blog, but in the coming days people will be asking whether torture was helpful in capturing Osama bin Laden. I think the facts on the record show it did not, and if my linking can lead other people to those facts, I am happy to assist.
Here’s another exhaustive post from Naked Capitalism on the same topic.
Further Update: This is the nonsense we’re up against.