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Why did it happen? Why did the United States begin to torture detainees during the War on Terror? Instead of an indictment, this book presents an explanation. Crises produce rare opportunities for overcoming the domestic and foreign policy logjams facing political leaders. But what if the projects used to address the crisis and provide...
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ISBN - 10:023011377X
ISBN - 13:9780230113770
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Table of Contents
Introduction * Questions, Designs, and Mechanisms * Crisis and Opportunity in the United States and the Soviet Union * Torture: From Informal Institution to Official Policy * The Mechanism Fails: The United States and the Mexican War * Torture and Leadership Projects * Conclusions