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Thursday, November 17, 2005

Origins of Post 9/11 American Interrogation Tactics

In the November 14, 2005 edition of the New York Times, an interesting op-ed was written by M. Gregg Bloche, a law professor at Georgetown University and a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Jonathan H. Marks, a barrister in London and a bioethics fellow at Georgetown and Johns Hopkins. The op-ed describes how the Pentagon approved interrogation techniques that mimicked those utilized by North Korean and Vietnamese interrogators to break American prisoners. This op-ed is a must read for anyone interested in knowing why many believe that abuses of prisoners in American custody was the result of a national policy, and not just the work of a few outlaws within the DOD’s ranks.

Click here to read the editorial.



Blogger Colorado Coalition for Human Rights said...

The editorial can be found at http://www.mezomorf.com/editorials/news-11935.html

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