Abu Ghraib: the politics of torture

TitleAbu Ghraib: the politics of torture
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsBenvenisti, Meron
Number of Pages144
PublisherNorth Atlantic Books
City, CountryBerkeley, United States
Abstract

An anthology of essays by contributors offering varying perspectives on the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal. Contributing writers are Meron Benvenisti, Mark Danner, Barbara Ehrenreich, John Gray, David Matlin, David Levi Strauss, Charles Stein, and Brooke Warner. [From the publisher.]

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1. "Chain of command at Abu Ghraib," Kahlil Bendib.
2. Torture and truth, Mark Danner.
3. The logic of torture, Mark Danner.
4. Power and vainglory, John Gray.
5. An old refrain that stabs at the heart, Meron Benvenisti.
6. Abu Ghraib, the surround, David Matlin.
7. Feminism's assumptions upended, Barbara Ehrenreich.
8. Abu Ghraib and a new generation of soldiers, Brooke Warner.
9. Breakdown in the gray room, David Levi Strauss.
10. Abu Ghraib and the magic of images, Charles Stein.
11. Abu Ghraib, a howl, Richard Grossinger.

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