Did torture help catch Osama Bin Laden?

The Takeaway

The argument over interrogation techniques like so-called water boarding have been renewed after the death of Osama Bin Laden. Did the harsh interrogation techniques help catch Bin Laden? Scott Shane, national security reporter for The New York Times examines the evidence.


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