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A question of torture : CIA interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror

Author: Alfred W McCoy
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2006.
Series: The American empire project.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In this revelatory account of the CIA's secret fifty-years effort to develop new forms of torture, historian Alfred W. McCoy uncovers the deep, disturbing roots of recent scandals at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo. Far from aberrations, as the White House has claimed. A Question of Torture shows that these abuses are the product of a long-standing covert program of interrogation."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred W McCoy
ISBN: 9780805080414 0805080414
OCLC Number: 61169862
Description: 290 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Two thousand years of torture --
Mind control --
Propagating torture --
War on terror --
Impunity in America --
The question of torture.
Series Title: The American empire project.
Responsibility: Alfred W. McCoy.
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