GREENBERG, KAREN J. & DRATEL, JOSHUA L. (EDITORS); LEWIS, ANTHONY (INTRODUCTION).
Title The Torture Papers: The Road To Abu Ghraib.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book.
Edition First Edition (Unstated).
Publisher Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2005.
0521853249 / 9780521853248
Seller ID 31273X1
Consists of the "torture memos" and reports written by U.S. government officials to prepare the way for and to legitimze coercive interrogation and torture in Afghanistan, Guantanamo, and Abu Ghraib. The memos and reports in this volume document the systematic attempt of the U.S. government to prepare the way for torture techniques and coercive interrogation practices, forbidden under international law, with the express intent of evading legal punishment in the aftermath of any discovery of these practices and policies. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Abu Ghraib, Karen J. Greenberg, Military, Terrorism, Torture, Joshua L. Dratel, Gulf War, Anthony Lewis, War Crimes, Taliban, Prisoners of War, Iraq, Interrogation, Geneva Conventions, Afghanistan, Abuse, Al Qaeda, Abu Ghraib, Prisons).