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oath betrayed: torture, medical complicity and the war on terror by dr. steven h. miles

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  • The Torture Doctors

    Human Rights Crimes and the Road to Justice

    Torture doctors invent and oversee techniques to inflict pain and suffering without leaving scars. Their knowledge of the body and its breaking points and their credible authority over death certificates and medical records make them powerful and elusive perpetrators of the crime of torture. In The Torture Doctors, Steven H. Miles fearlessly explores who these physicians are, what they do, how ... Read more

    $28.99 USD

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    The Black Banners (Declassified)

    How Torture Derailed the War on Terror after 9/11

    Narrated by Fajer Al-Kaisi ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 15 min

    The definitive account of an FBI special agent’s al-Qaeda story, unredacted for the first time.Widely heralded on publication as a “must-read” (Military Review) and “important window on America’s battle with al-Qaeda” (Washington Post), Ali Soufan’s revelatory account of the war on terror as seen from its front lines changed the way we understand al-Qaeda and how the United States prosecuted the ... Read more

    $29.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • By Any Means Necessary

    Veterans Talk Torture in the War on Terror

    If you thought the only way for you to return home safe was to embody the vilest evil, would you do it?We’ve always viewed veterans as patriots who defended our nation and destroyed worldwide threats. As such, we would never imagine them as perpetrators of institutionalized evil. In times of war, they’re called upon to be their bravest selves. When times get desperate, they are forced to be their ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Torture, Intelligence and Sousveillance in the War on Terror

    Agenda-Building Struggles

    by Vian Bakir ...
    series Classical and Contemporary Social Theory
    Torture, Intelligence and Sousveillance in the War on Terror examines the communication battles of the Bush and Blair political administrations (and those of their successors in America and Britain) over their use of torture, first-hand or second-hand, to gain intelligence for the War on Terror. Exploring key agenda-building drivers that exposed the torture-intelligence nexus and presenting ... Read more

    $59.99 USD

  • The Black Banners (Declassified): How Torture Derailed the War on Terror after 9/11 (Declassified Edition)

    by Ali Soufan ...
    The definitive account of an FBI special agent’s al-Qaeda story, unredacted for the first time.Widely heralded on publication as a "must-read" (Military Review) and "important window on America’s battle with al-Qaeda" (Washington Post), Ali Soufan’s revelatory account of the war on terror as seen from its front lines changed the way we understand al-Qaeda and how the United States prosecuted the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • A Question of Torture

    CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror

    by Alfred McCoy ...
    series American Empire Project
    A startling exposé of the CIA's development and spread of psychological torture, from the Cold War to Abu Ghraib and beyondIn this revelatory account of the CIA's secret, fifty-year effort to develop new forms of torture, historian Alfred W. McCoy uncovers the deep, disturbing roots of recent scandals at Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo. Far from aberrations, as the White House has claimed, A Question of ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • America's Disappeared

    Secret Imprisonment, Detainees, and the War on Terror

    series Open Media Series
    The confirmation proceedings for Alberto R. Gonzales and Condeleeza Rice, like the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, triggered a national debate about the U.S. government’s controversial treatment of detainees and its practice of torture. At the heart of the debate is the question: Is the United States undermining democracy, freedom, and human rights in it’s effort to protect its citizens from terrorism? ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • New Labour and the New World Order

    Britain's role in the war on terror

    The war on terror has shaped and defined the first decade of the twenty-first century, yet analyses of Britain's involvement remain limited and fragmentary. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of these developments. It argues that New Labour's support for a militaristic campaign was driven by a desire to elevate Britain's influence on the world stage, and to assist the United States in a ... Read more

    $86.99 USD

  • Reframing 9/11

    Film, Popular Culture and the "War on Terror"

    September 11th, 2001 remains a focal point of American consciousness, a site demanding ongoing excavation, a site at which to mark before and after "everything" changed. In ways both real and intangible the entire sequence of events of that day continues to resonate in an endlessly proliferating aftermath of meanings that continue to evolve. Presenting a collection of analyses by an international ... Read more

    $42.99 USD

  • Transatlantic Fictions of 9/11 and the War on Terror

    Images of Insecurity, Narratives of Captivity

    series New Horizons in Contemporary Writing
    Extending the study of post-9/11 literature to include transnational perspectives, this book explores the ways in which contemporary writers from Europe as well as the USA have responded to the attacks on the World Trade Centre and the ensuing 'war on terror.' Transatlantic Fictions of 9/11 and the 'War on Terror' demonstrates the ways in which contemporary fiction has wrestled with anxieties ... Read more

    $38.99 USD

  • The Watchdogs Didn't Bark

    The CIA, NSA, and the Crimes of the War on Terror

    The shocking reexamination of the failures of US government officials to use available intelligence to stop the attack on America on September 11, 2001.In 2009, documentarians John Duffy and Ray Nowosielski arrived at the offices of Richard Clarke, the former counterterror adviser to Presidents Clinton and Bush. In the meeting, Clarke boldly accused one-time Central Intelligence Agency director ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The United States and Persian Gulf Security

    The Foundations of the War on Terror

    by Steven Wright ...
    series Durham Middle East Monographs
    The international relations of the Persian Gulf have long been dominated by power politics. Its unrivaled energy resources have historically made this geopolitical arena a vital national security interest for the United States. Historically, Persian Gulf security became synonymous with the maintenance of the political status quo, but with the onset of the war on terror, US foreign policy has ... Read more

    $10.99 USD