Torture Team Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values (Paperback)
|Author: Philippe Sands|
$11.36 + $2.90 SHIPPING
EARN 12 RAKUTEN SUPER POINTS™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.Learn More
|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.|
From the Publisher:
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.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.
In the 1980s, security forces and paramilitary organizations killed, abducted, ...