|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.|
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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.