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The Guantánamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices

Laurel Fletcher and Eric Stover

Abstract

This book, based on a two-year study of former prisoners of the U.S. government's detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, reveals in graphic detail the cumulative effect of the Bush administration's “war on terror.” Scrupulously researched and devoid of rhetoric, it deepens the story of post-9/11 America and the nation's descent into the netherworld of prisoner abuse. Researchers interviewed more than 60 former Guantánamo detainees in nine countries, as well as key government officials, military experts, former guards, interrogators, lawyers for detainees, and other camp personnel. We hear ... More

Keywords: U.S. government, Guantánamo Bay, war on terror, Bush, 9/11, detainees, international law, war time, post-9/11

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780520261761
Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520261761.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Laurel Fletcher, author

Eric Stover, author