Shades of Intelligence by Tristan Abbey

Shades of Intelligence

Fair Play: The Moral Dilemmas of Spying
by James M. Olson
Potomac Books, 2006
(291 pages, $28.95, hardcover)

reviewed by Tristan Abbey

Before the attacks of September 11, the “ticking time-bomb” scenario—whether or not torture is morally permissible in averting an impending attack—was a purely academic question for most Americans. It is now something many religious Christians seriously debate.

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