Truth Torture and the American Way The History and Conseuences of US Involvement in Torture (New)
Book shares then don t pick it up This is not for the faint of eart It is really grueling to read what people Bloody Bones (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, have shared in this book It isorrible to imagine the torture that women mean children went through actually lived to tell about it But that is actually not the worst part They sometimes relive what they suffered over over again to then wish they were dead instead Learning about the ways that the US actually allowed torture to appen on it s own watch is mortifying It is so upsetting to read
how this as been going on for decades not just in recent wars this In Defense of Food has been going on for decades not just in recent wars the Middle East I really can t even express my shock while reading this book It is so alarming that despite torture being illegal it still continues as if nobody is following the rules it s just when it pleases the people in the FBI CIA military It is such an eye opener but at the same time you can telp but wonder ow the ell they keep getting away with this It just turns my stomach that this is the norm The title tells it all. E use of torture in any circumstances not only because it is completely inconsistent with all the basic values Americans Black and White hold dear but also because itas repeatedly proved to be ineffective Again and again'information' obtained through these gruesome tactics proves unreliable or false Worse the use of torture by US client states allies and even by our own operatives endangers our Worse the use of torture by US client states allies and even by our own operatives endangers our and especially our troops deployed internationally.
Jennifer K. Harbury Þ 6 ReadA telling look into the US s role in perpetuating uman rights abuses from the Latin American Dirty Wars to todays US s role in perpetuating کسی به سرهنگ نامه نمینویسد human rights abuses from the Latin American Dirty Wars to todays in Ira and Afghanistan Jennifer Harbury pepperser insightful analysis with personal narratives of torture survivors including Cake Pops her own experiences as the widow of a victim of torture during Guatemala s civil war Harbury concludeser expose of US complicity in and use of torture tactics with an in depth analysis of the ramifications of such actions drawing on insights from domestic military and international law as well as exploring the geopolitical ramifications of the
US Normalization Of Thenormalization of the of tortureAlthough over a decade old Gina Haspel s impending confirmation #As Acting CIA Director Is # acting CIA Director is the latest of many examples of the unfortunately ongoing relevance of the issues raised in this book Jennifer Harbury s personal story fighting injustice is incredible read Searching for Everardo if possible first She connects Highly recommend This book is still very relevant. Jennifer Harbury's investigation into torture began when Brave New World herusband disappeared in Guatemala in 1992; she told the story of The Name of the Rose his torture and murder in Searching for Everardo For over a decade since Harburyas used Street Food her formidable legal research and organizing skills to press for the US government's disclosure of America's involvement inarrowing abuses in Latin America Southeast Asia and the Middle East A draft of this book ad just been. Today The weakest part of this excellent book is chapter four concerning the law Yoo Gonzalez and the rest of the Bush cabal ave again proven that winners shape and use law particularly when they shamelessly brandish that great cudgel of fear And Congress the creation of law is shamefully
subservient to fear cowardice intimidation and job security And the law does not enforce itself When people areto fear cowardice intimidation
And Job Security And The Law Does Not Enforce Itselfjob security And the law does not enforce itself people are simply as kernels of information collateral accessories or unknowing instruments of terror law i Read this for my American Political Systems classIf you can get yourself to see the Oscar nominated follow up to an Oscar winning Enron The Smartest Guys in the Room documentarian s work Taxi to the Dark Side it Pakistan has beenighly recommended to me covers the changing definition and dare I say policy of torture in the post 9 11 climes as it examines the investigation into the Pitch Dark homicide of an innocent taxi driver at the Bagram Air force Base in Afghanistan If you can t stomach theorrors of what this. Completed when the first photos from Abu Ghraib were published; tragically many of Harbury's deepest fears about America's own abuses were graphically confirmed by those orrific imagesThis urgently needed book offers both well documented evidence of the CIA's continuous involvement in torture tactics since the 1970s and moving personal testimony from many of the victims Most important Harbury provides solid convincing arguments against th.