[E–pub New] (Torture Team Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values) by Philippe Sands

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

CHARACTERS Torture Team Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values DOWNLOAD ✓ Torture Team Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values REVIEW ✓ ASICSRUNNINGSHOESOUTLET.US × Philippe Sands Nds investigates how the Rumsfeld 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 The Torture Team delves deep into the Bush administration to reveal How the policy of abuse originated with Donald Rumsfeld Dick Cheney and George W Bush and was promoted by their most senior lawyers Person. Very much a book for lawyers A little too dense But interesting how lawyers can and will ignore the law for policy objectives

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CHARACTERS Torture Team Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values DOWNLOAD ✓ Torture Team Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values REVIEW ✓ ASICSRUNNINGSHOESOUTLET.US × Philippe Sands On December 2 2002 the US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld signed his name at the bottom of a document that listed eighteen techniues of interrogation techniues that defied international definitions of torture The Rumsfeld Memo authorized the controversial interrogation practices that later migrated to Guantanamo Afghanistan Abu Ghraib and elsewhere as part of the policy of extraordinary rendition From a behind the scenes vantage point Phillipe Sa. Fascinating and disturbing look at how uickly ages old human rights traditions and even signed conventions can be tossed aside in the name of insert current bogeyman here The case examined with perfect concision here is that of the alleged 20th hijacker who was held at Guantanamo and tortured by US Army personnel for 50 odd days ostensibly because he had information of urgent national security value a supposed ticking time bomb Jack Bauer must save the world scenario The uestions asked by the author as he interviews the US government employees who authorized the torture are important ones to the future of our nation and of the civilized world What really constitutes torture When is it okay to torture Does torture work What are the long term conseuences of any nation and th The Floating Bridge Nettles listed eighteen techniues of interrogation techniues that defied international definitions of torture The Rumsfeld Memo authorized the controversial interrogation practices that Revolutionary path later migrated to Guantanamo Afghanistan Abu Ghraib and elsewhere as part of the policy of extraordinary rendition From a behind the scenes vantage point Phillipe Sa. Fascinating and disturbing The Boyfriend Next Door look at how uickly ages old human rights traditions and even signed conventions can be tossed aside in the name of insert current bogeyman here The case examined with perfect concision here is that of the alleged 20th hijacker who was held at Guantanamo and tortured by US Army personnel for 50 odd days ostensibly because he had information of urgent national security value a supposed ticking time bomb Jack Bauer must save the world scenario The uestions asked by the author as he interviews the US government employees who authorized the torture are important ones to the future of our nation and of the civilized world What really constitutes torture When is it okay to torture Does torture work What are the Chancey of the Maury River long term conseuences of any nation and th

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CHARACTERS Torture Team Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values DOWNLOAD ✓ Torture Team Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values REVIEW ✓ ASICSRUNNINGSHOESOUTLET.US × Philippe Sands Al accounts through interview of those most closely involved in the decisions How the Joint Chiefs and normal military decision making processes were circumvented How Fox TV's 24 contributed to torture planning How interrogation techniues were approved for use How the new techniues were used on Mohammed Al ahtani alleged to be the 20th highjacker How the senior lawyers who crafted the policy of abuse exposed themselves to the risk of war crimes charge. A bit overly detailed as the author recounts how the civilian leadership of the RumsfeldBush defense department first authorized torturing captives at Guantanamo and then attempted to back away from responsibility for giving the orders Sands shows how the orders themselves were greater violations of the Geneva Convention the precedents of the Nuremburg trails and the UN Convention against Torture than were the activities of the interrogators at the prison He recounts every meeting memo and order that led up to the decision to abandon the rule of law but the thrust of the book often gets bogged down in Sands need to discuss every decision made by anyone with possible culpability An important book and the product of tireless research driven by a strong moral view of right and


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    [E–pub New] (Torture Team Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values) by Philippe Sands Sands interviewed many senior personnel in the US government Military Judges Senior Lawers and the middle men and women involved in the manipulation to subvert Article 3 of the Geneva Conventions which states No physical or mental torture nor any other form of coercion may be inflicted on prisoners of war to secu

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    REVIEW ✓ ASICSRUNNINGSHOESOUTLET.US × Philippe Sands [E–pub New] (Torture Team Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values) by Philippe Sands This is not an easy book to read It's a very detailed account of how aggressive new interrogation techniues came to be used on prisoners at Guantanamo and the chain of legal advice that led to those new interrogation techniues being deemed not to be torture It shifts repeatedly from technical legal reasoning to presenting excerpts

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  • Hardcover
  • 272
  • Torture Team Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values
  • Philippe Sands
  • English
  • 03 June 2019
  • 9780230603905