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Torture and the War on Terror
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|August 15, 2009

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Though the recent election of American President Barack Obama and his signing of the executive order to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay signals a considerable shift away from the policies of the Bush era, the lessons to be learned from the war on terror will…
A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror

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"An indispensable and riveting account" of the CIA's development and use of torture, from the cold war to Abu Ghraib and beyond (Naomi Klein, The Nation ) In this revelatory account of the CIA's fifty-year effort to develop new forms of torture, historian…
Torture, Intelligence and Sousveillance in the War on Terror: Agenda-Building Struggles

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Torture, Intelligence and Sousveillance in the War on Terror examines the communication battles of the Bush and Blair political administrations (and those of their successors in America and Britain) over their use of torture, first-hand or second-hand, to gain…
Torture - Does it Work ? Interrogation issues and effectiveness in the Global War on Terror

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The Role Of Torture In Support Of The Global War On Terror Intelligence Collection Effort

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The September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States ushered in a new way of looking at the world for Americans. For the first time since World War II, America's homeland had suffered an attack from outside forces. Unlike the attacks on military facilities in…
The End of Reciprocity: Terror, Torture, and the Law of War

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Why should America restrain itself in detaining, interrogating, and targeting terrorists when they show it no similar forbearance? Is it fair to expect one side to fight by more stringent rules than the other, placing itself at disadvantage? Is the disadvantaged…
The Convenient Terrorist: Two Whistleblowers' Stories of Torture, Terror, Secret Wars, and CIA Lies

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A startling spotlight on the darkest corners of America’s War on Terror,” where nothing is quite what it seems. The Convenient Terrorist is the definitive inside account of the capture, torture, and detention of Abu Zubaydah, the first high-value target” captured…
Monstering: Inside America's Policy of Secret Interrogations and Torture in the Terror War

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In April 2004, the Abu Ghraib photographs set off an international scandal. Yet until this book, the full story behind that scandal has never been told. Tara McKelvey-the first U.S. journalist to speak with female prisoners from Abu Ghraib-traveled to the Middle…
Ethics for Enemies: Terror, Torture, and War

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Ethics for Enemies comprises three original philosophical essays on torture, terrorism, and war. F. M. Kamm deploys ethical theory in her challenging new treatments of these most controversial practical issues. First she considers the nature of torture and the…
Perilous Power: The Middle East And U.s. Foreign Policy Dialogues On Terror, Democracy, War, And…

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The volatile Middle East is the site of vast resources, profound passions, frequent crises, and long-standing conflicts, as well as a major source of international tensions and a key site of direct US intervention. Two of the most astute analysts of this part of…
Betrayed by Nature: The War on Cancer

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Seven million people die from cancer each year around the world, and many more are impacted by this universal scourge. In Betrayed by Nature, research scientist and lecturer Robin Hesketh demystifies the nature of cancer. Hesketh provides a concise and…
A Mental Healthcare Model for Mass Trauma Survivors: Control-Focused Behavioral Treatment of…

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Mass trauma events, such as natural disasters, war and torture, affect millions of people every year. Currently, there is no mental health care model with the potential to address the psychological needs of survivors in a cost-effective way. This book presents…