Our Nation Unhinged

Our Nation Unhinged

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Jose Padilla short-shackled and wearing blackened goggles and earmuffs to block out all light and sound on his way to the dentist. Fifteen-year-old Omar Khadr crying out to an American soldier, qKill me!q Hunger strikers at GuantAinamo being restrained and force-fed through tubes up their nostrils. John Walker Lindh lying naked and blindfolded in a metal container, bound by his hands and feet, in the freezing Afghan winter night. This is the story of the Bush administration's response to the attacks of September 11, 2001a€”and of how we have been led down a path of executive abuses, human tragedies, abandonment of the Constitution, and the erosion of due process and liberty. In this vitally important book, Peter Jan Honigsberg chronicles the black hole of the American judicial system from 2001 to the present, providing an incisive analysis of exactly what we have lost over the past seven years and where we are now headed.National Security Agency and Department of Justice (filed S.D.N.Y. June 28, 2007). ... Declaration of J. Wells Dixon \2-2-, Appendix to Plaintiffsa#39; Memorandum in Opposition to Defendantsa#39; Partial Motion for ... Department of Defense to apply the Army Field Manual for the standards and procedures of interrogations. 90. Pub.

Title:Our Nation Unhinged
Author:Peter Jan Honigsberg
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2009-04-18


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