'Zero Dark Thirty' Ignites a Torture Debate - But Is It the Right One?

Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" has inspired passionate debate about whether the waterboarding it depicts really helped lead Navy SEALS to a secret Pakistani compound where they killed Osama bin Laden.

But the film has also -- almost imperceptibly -- changed our national debate about toture by illustrating waterboarding for a mass audience for the first time.



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