Torture Team : Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values (Paperback)

Author: Sands, Philippe

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The Rumsfeld Memo authorized controversial interrogation practices that migrated to Afghanistan, Abu Ghraib, and elsewhere. Sands investigates how the memo set the stage for a divergence from the Geneva Convention, and he holds the Bush administration accountable.


Publisher St Martins Pr
Mfg Part# 9780230614437
SKU 210405581
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0230614434
Release Date 5/12/2009
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6L x 1T
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Editors Note A behind-the-scenes account of Donald Rumsfeld's notorious 2002 memo authorizing controversial interrogation practices that subsequently migrated to Guantanamo, Abu Ghraib, and elsewhere evaluates how the memo established a divergence from the Geneva Convention and Torture Convention. Reprint.
Editors Note 1 Offers a study of a document, signed by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld in December 2002, that authorized the use of eighteen controversial interrogation techniques that were used at Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib and set the stage for a betrayal of the Geneva Convention.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0270
Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
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