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

dePhilippe Sands

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12 mai 2009|
Torture Team: Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values de Philippe Sands
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In 2002 Donald Rumsfeld signed a memo that authorized the controversial interrogation practices that later migrated to Guantanamo, Afghanistan, Abu Ghraib, and elsewhere. From a behind-the-scenes vantage point, Phillipe Sands investigates how this memo set the stage for a divergence from the Geneva Convention and the Torture Convention and holds the individual gatekeepers in the Bush administration accountable for their failure to safeguard international law. Cited in Congressional hearings, Torture Team is the "rigorous, honest, devastating" (Vanessa Redgrave) account of high ranking members of the Bush administration''s involvement in authorizing torture and subsequent attempt to cover their tracks.

Philippe Sands is an international lawyer and a professor of law at University College London. He is the author of Lawless World and is frequently a commentator on news and current affairs programs including CNN, MSNBC, and BBC World Service. He has been involved in many leading international cases, including those involving the treatm...
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Titre :Torture Team: Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :288 pages, 9.25 X 6.29 X 0.76 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :288 pages, 9.25 X 6.29 X 0.76 po
Publié le :12 mai 2009
Publié par :St. Martin's Press
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780230614437

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