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Oral history interview with Andy Worthington 2012.

Author: Andy Worthington; Anne McClintock
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Audio book, etc. : Biography : Manuscript   Sound Recording   Archival Material : English
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Born: Hull, England. Education: Oxford University. Career: freelance journalist, author and filmmaker. Reminiscences: early influence of Methodism; adolescent and post-graduate interests in history, literature, and storytelling. Discussions: Margaret Thatcher administration response to Stonehenge counterculture festivals, 1983-1984; Qala-i-Jangi massacre and other inspirations for book, The Guantánamo Files;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: Andy Worthington; Salim Ahmed Hamdan; Donald Rumsfeld; Margaret Thatcher
Material Type: Biography, Document, Manuscript, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Archival Material, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Worthington; Anne McClintock
OCLC Number: 862959235
In: Rule of law oral history project
Notes: Interviewed by Anne McClintock on June 18 and 19, 2012.
MP3 audio file derived from original WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit).
Duration of sound files: session 1 (73 min.); session 2 (57 min.); session 3 (36 min.).
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Guantánamo Bay oral history project.

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Born: Hull, England. Education: Oxford University. Career: freelance journalist, author and filmmaker. Reminiscences: early influence of Methodism; adolescent and post-graduate interests in history, literature, and storytelling. Discussions: Margaret Thatcher administration response to Stonehenge counterculture festivals, 1983-1984; Qala-i-Jangi massacre and other inspirations for book, The Guantánamo Files; Freedom of Information Act and 2006 release of Guantánamo Bay documents; U.S. military bounties for terrorism suspects in Pakistan and Afghanistan; definition of "terrorist"; U.S. government's rationale for Iraq invasion; American exceptionalism; history of U.S. government's use of torture; psychological molding of soldiers and operatives as torturers; ineffectiveness of torture as means of intelligence gathering; waterboarding, sexual humiliation and other U.S. torture techniques used in "war on terror"; Bagram Airbase and other foreign prison facilities; private contractors and interrogation sites; innocence and habeas corpus rights of Guantánamo detainees; U.S. Congress and D.C. Circuit Court's obstruction of habeas corpus petitions and proceedings; conditions at Guantánamo; Umar Farouk Abdulmatallab as turning point of Barack Obama's heightened engagement in the "war on terror"; Obama on closing Guantánamo; Obama administration "kill list" and drone attacks; drones and the dissolving of battlefield boundaries; detention of Aafia Siddiqui and women and children by U.S. military; release of detainees and national security; Errol Morris' film Standard Operating Procedure; making of Outside the Law: Stories From Guantánamo. Cases discussed: Rasul v. Bush; Hamdan v. Rumsfeld.

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