18 U.S.C. § 2340A : US Code - Section 2340A: Torture

      (a) Offense. - Whoever outside the United States commits or
    attempts to commit torture shall be fined under this title or
    imprisoned not more than 20 years, or both, and if death results to
    any person from conduct prohibited by this subsection, shall be
    punished by death or imprisoned for any term of years or for life.
      (b) Jurisdiction. - There is jurisdiction over the activity
    prohibited in subsection (a) if - 
        (1) the alleged offender is a national of the United States; or
        (2) the alleged offender is present in the United States,
      irrespective of the nationality of the victim or alleged

      (c) Conspiracy. - A person who conspires to commit an offense
    under this section shall be subject to the same penalties (other
    than the penalty of death) as the penalties prescribed for the
    offense, the commission of which was the object of the conspiracy.