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Secrets of Iraq's Death Chamber
Robert Fisk. The Independent, 07 October 2008.

'03 U.S. Memo Approved Harsh Interrogations
Mark Mazzetti. The New York Times, 02 April 2008 (see memo below).

Military Interrogation of Alien Unlawful Combatants Held Outside the United States
U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counsel, 14 March 2003. Released on 01 April 2008 and posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Iraqi Prisoner Abuse Inquiry Criticises Army Training
Fred Attewill and agencies. The Guardian, 25 January 2008. (See report below)

The Aitken Report: An Investigation Into Cases of Deliberate Abuse and Unlawful Killing in Iraq in 2003 and 2004
Defence Ministry, UK, 25 January 2008.

Lancet Study Author Assesses New Report on Iraqi Death Toll
Institute for Public Accuracy, 11 January 2008.

Abu Ghraib Officer: Probe Was Incomplete
Ben Nuckols. The Associated Press, 11 January 2008.

Operation Iraqi Freedom and Detainee Issues: Major Votes from the 110th Congress
Kim Walker Klarman, Lisa Mages and Pat Towell. Congressional Research Service, updated 27 November 2007 (.pdf file).

Are Iraq's Detainees Treated Fairly?
Mark Kukis. TIME Magazine, 12 November 2007.

Child Prisoners Abused and Tortured, say Activists
IRIN, 25 October 2007.

Marine's Defense Team Ends Haditha Hearing Abruptly
Paul von Zielbauer. The New York Times, 07 September 2007.

Junior Ranks Take Flak for Abu Ghraib
Paul Reynolds. BBC News, 30 August 2007.

Abu Ghraib Officer Cleared of Detainee Abuse
Josh White. Washington Post, 29 August 2007.

Army Adds Farce to Abu Ghraib Shame
Sam Provance. Common Dreams, 28 August 2007.

First Court-Martial for an Officer in Abu Ghraib Scandal Gets Under Way
Tom A. Peter. CSMonitor.com, 22 August 2007.

Army Drops More Charges in Officer's Abu Ghraib Case
Josh White. Washington Post, 21 August 2007.

Do U.S., Iraqi Officials Undercount Detainees?
Christina Davidson. IraqSlogger.com, 13 August 2007.

Abu Ghraib Whistleblower's Ordeal
Dawn Bryan. BBC News, 05 August 2007.

Caught in the Whirlwind: Torture and Denial of Due Process by the Kurdistan Security Forces
Human Rights Watch, 03 July 2007.

The General's Report
Seymour M. Hersh. The New Yorker, 25 June 2007.

Abu Ghraib: The Rest of The Story
Joseph L. Galloway. Miami Herald, 24 June 2007.

An Iraq Interrogator's Nightmare
Eric Fair. Washington Post, 09 February 2007.

Abuse Seen at Iraqi Jail Puts New Focus on Rogue Police
Marc Santora. The New York Times, 26 December 2006.

Former U.S. Detainee in Iraq Recalls Torment
Michael Moss. The New York Times, 18 December 2006.

Soldiers 'Given Go-Ahead to Break Geneva Convention'
Steven Morris. The Guardian, 17 November 2006.

Gen. Sanchez, Former Top U.S. Commander in Iraq, Steps Down After 33 Years in the Military
Travis M. Whitehead. The Monitor, McAllen, TX, 02 November 2006.

Revealed: U.S. Soldier Killed Herself After Objecting to Interrogation Techniques
Greg Mitchell. Editor & Publisher, 01 November 2006. Posted on the Truthout website.

U.S. Troops Face Trial over Abuse and Murder Claims
Suzanne Goldberg. The Guardian, 19 October 2006.

The Unlearned Lessons of Abu Ghraib
Christopher Graveline. Washington Post, 19 October 2006.

Soldiers Convicted in Abu Ghraib Scandal
Compiled by The Associated Press, 17 October 2006.

Mini-Gulags, Hired Guns, Lobbyists, and a Reality Built on Fear
Tom Engelhardt. TomDispatch, 21 September 2006.

U.N. Expert: Iraq Torture May Be Worse
Elaine Engeler. The Associated Press, 21 September 2006. Posted on TheState.com.

New Leaders, Similar Story at Iraq's Abu Ghraib
Aaron Glantz. OneWorld, 17 September 2006. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

U.S. War Prisons Legal Vacuum for 14,000
Patrick Quinn. The Associated Press, 17 September 2006. Posted on TheState.com.

Gonzales Consults in Capital
Sudarsan Raghavan and Saad Sarhan. Washington Post, 30 August 2006.

Abu Ghraib No Longer Houses Any Prisoners, Iraqi Officials Say
Nancy A. Youssef. McClatchy Newspapers, 26 August 2006.

Prisoner of Conscience
Joe Darby. GQ, 16 August 2006.

GIs Say Officers Ordered Killing of Young Iraqi Men
Paul von Zielbauer. The New York Times, 03 August 2006. Posted on the Fair Use website.

The 'Band of Brothers' Unravels
Martin Bashir. ABC News, 02 August 2006.

Sergeant Tells of Plot to Kill Iraqi Detainees
Robert F. Worth. The New York Times, 28 July 2006.

Iraq Prisoner Abuse 'Was Routine'
BBC News, 23 July 2006. (See report below).

'No Blood, No Foul' - Soldiers' Accounts of Detainee Abuse in Iraq
John Sifton. Human Rights Watch, 23 July 2006 (.pdf file).

All Too Quiet: Where Were the Doctors and Nurses at Abu Ghraib and Bagram?
Steven H. Miles. Slate.com, 27 June 2006.

The Height of Humiliation
Haifa Zangana. Al-Ahram Weekly Online, 22-28 June 2006.

Bad Advice Blamed For Banned Tactics
Josh White. Washington Post, 17 June 2006.

War Atrocities: Awareness Grows, Tolerance Drops
Brad Knickerbocker. The Christian Science Monitor, 02 June 2006.

Army Dog Handler Convicted in Iraq Abuse
David Dishneau. The Associated Press, 01 June 2006. Posted on the China Daily website.

Abuse Trial Revives Old Questions
R. Jeffrey Smith and Josh White. Washington Post, 22 May 2006.

Proposed Army Manual Permits Torture
Julian E. Barnes. Los Angeles Times, 11 May 2006. Posted on the Truthout website.

U.S. Gives New Details on Iraq, Afghan Abuse Probes
Reuters, 08 May 2006. Posted on the Truthout website.

Torture 'Widespread' Under U.S. Custody: Amnesty
Richard Waddington. Reuters, 03 May 2006. (See report below).

Amnesty International's Supplementary Briefing to The U.N. Committee Against Torture
Amnesty International, 03 May 2006.

U.S. General Urged 'Outer Limits' Iraq Interrogation
Will Dunham. Reuters, 02 May 2006.(See link below)

DOD Records - Torture Documents Released Under FOIA
American Civil Liberties Union, 02 May 2006.

Impunity Endures Two Years After Abu Ghraib
Jim Lobe. Inter Press Service, 27 April 2006. Posted on Antiwar.com. (See report below).

By the Numbers: Findings of the Detainee Abuse and Accountability Project
Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU, Human Rights First and Human Rights Watch, 26 April 2006 (.pdf file).

Abuse Charge Set for a U.S. Colonel
Eric Schmitt. The New York Times, 26 April 2006.

Inspectors Find More Torture at Iraqi Jails
Ellen Knickmeyer. Washington Post, 24 April 2006.

U.N. Exec Decries Illegal Iraq Detainees
Alexander G, Higgins. The Associated Press, 21 April 2006.

Death of a General
Scott Pelley. CBS News, 09 April 2006.

Haunted by Abu Ghraib
Jason Vest. Government Executive Magazine, 01 April 2006.

Iraq Abuse Trial Is Again Limited to Lower Ranks
Eric Schmitt. The New York Times, 23 March 2006.

In Secret Unit's 'Black Room,' a Grim Portrait of U.S. Abuse
Eric Schmitt and Carolyn Marshall. The New York Times, 19 March 2006. Posted on the Fair Use website.

Special The Abu Ghraib Files
Joan Walsh. Salon, 14 March 2006.

Iraq Won't Use Abu Ghraib After U.S. Quits Jail
Mariam Karouny. Reuters, 10 March 2006. Posted on the ABC News website.

Abu Ghraib, Symbol of America's Shame, to Close Within Three Months
Suzanne Goldenberg. The Guardian, 10 March 2006.

Tracing the Trail of Torture
Dahr Jamail. Mother Jones, 06 March 2006.

Beyond Abu Ghraib: Detention and Torture in Iraq
Amnesty International, 06 March 2006.

Iraq Abuse Images Aggravate Arab Hostility to West
Miral Fahmy. Reuters, 16 February 2006.

Iraq Seethes After New Prisoner Abuse Footage
Michael Georgy. Reuters, 16 February 2006.

The Abu Ghraib Files
Mark Benjamin. Salon, 16 February 2006.

Abu Ghraib Pictures:
Salon, 16 February 2006
The Guardian, 15 February 2006

Abu Ghraib Called Incubator for Terrorists
Thom Shanker. The New York Times, 15 February 2006.

New 'Abu Ghraib Abuse' Images Screened
Mark Oliver. The Guardian, 15 February 2006.

Blair Promises Iraq 'Abuse' Probe
BBC News, 12 February 2006.

Army Ended Abuse Probe Early
The Associated Press, 13 January 2006. Posted on the Military.com website.

Abuse Cited In 2nd Jail Operated by Iraqi Ministry
Ellen Knickmeyer. Washington Post, 12 December 2005.

How Common is U.S. Abuse of Detainees?
Mark Sappenfield. The Christian Science Monitor, 08 December 2005.

Documents Show Top Brass Knew of Abuse
Robert Burns. The Associated Press, 07 December 2005. Posted on the Army Times website.

U.N. Official Says U.S. Detentions Abuse Iraq Mandate
Paul Tait. Reuters, 04 December 2005.

Abuse of Prisoners in Iraq Widespread, Officials Say
Leila Fadel. Knight Ridder Newspapers, 28 November 2005.

CIA Chief: Interrogation Methods 'Unique' But Legal
John Diamond. USA Today, 21 November 2005.

CIA Whitewashing Torture
Human Rights Watch, 21 November 2005.

British-Trained Police in Iraq 'Killed Prisoners with Drills'
Francis Elliott, Raymond Whitaker and Kim Sengupta. The Independent UK, 20 November 2005.

Powell aide: Torture 'guidance' from VP
CNN News. 20 November 2005.

U.N. Expert Urges Iraq Torture Probe
Bradley S. Klapper. The Associated Press, 16 November 2005. Posted on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer website.

Abuse Included Use of Lions, Iraqis Allege
Josh White. Washington Post, 15 November 2005.

U.S. Refuses To Rule Out Use of Torture
Herald Sun, 14 November 2005.

U.S.-Iraq Troops Raid Government Jail Where Abuses Are Alleged
Solomon Moore. Los Angeles Times, 14 November 2005. Posted on the Fair Use website.

Haunted by "The Iceman"
Adam Zagorin. Time Magazine, 21 November 2005. Posted on 13 November 2005.

Report Warned on C.I.A.'s Tactics in Interrogation
Douglas Jehl. New York Times, 09 November 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

A Deadly Interrogation
Jane Mayer. New Yorker, 14 November 2005. Posted on 07 November 2005.

Truth About Torture
Michael Hirsh. Newsweek, 07 November 2005. Posted on 31 October 2005.

Torture in Iraq
Human Rights Watch. The New York Review of Books, 03 November 2005.

DoD Directive on Intelligence Interrogations, Detainee Debriefings, and Tactical Questioning
Department of Defense, 03 November 2005 (.pdf file).

Col. Janis Karpinski Admits Violating Geneva Conventions at Abu Ghraib
Democracy Now, 26 October 2005.

Dozens of Abu Ghraibs
Gustavo Capdevila. Inter Press Service, 25 October 2005. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Broken Chains: Deaths in U.S. Custody in the Global 'War on Terrorism'
Excerpts From a Forthcoming Report by Human Rights First, 24 October 2005 (.pdf file).

Torture in Iraq
Human Rights Watch. New York Review of Books, 03 November 2005. Posted on 24 October 2005.

C.I.A. to Avoid Charges in Most Prisoner Deaths
Douglas Jehl and Tim Golden. New York Times, 23 October 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

Senate Supports Interrogation Limits
Charles Babington and Shailagh Murray. Washington Post, 06 October 2005.

Abu Ghraib: Command Responsibility
Ray McGovern. TomPaine, 30 September 2005.

The Prisoner and the Guard: A Tale of Two Lives Destroyed by Abu Ghraib
Marian Blasberg and Anita Blasberg. Der Spiegel, 26 September 2005.

U.S. Frees 500 Abu Ghraib Detainees
Thomas Wagner. The Associated Press, 26 September 2005.

Another Abu Ghraib?
Adam Zagorin. Time Magazine, 26 September 2005.

Guantanamo Inmate Says US Told Him to Spy on al-Jazeera
Vikram Dodd. The Guardian, 26 September 2005.

Abuse of Iraqi Prisoners 'Was Sport'
Peter James Spielmann. Chicago Sun Times, 25 September 2005. Posted on the Guerrilla News Network website.

The Man Beneath the Hood Speaks Out
Paolo Coppola. La Repubblica, 14 September 2005. Translated by Mary Rizzo. Posted on the Information Clearing House website.

Soldier 'Instructed' to Abuse Abu Ghraib Prisoners
ABC News Australia, 21 August 2005.

No Contractors Facing Abu Ghraib Abuse Charges
Peter Spiegel. Financial Times, 09 August 2005. Posted on the Corp Watch website.

It's That Pesky Prisoner Abuse Scandal Again
William Fisher. Inter Press Service, 03 August 2005. Posted on the Antiwar.com website.

Secret Memo-Send to Be Tortured
Newsweek, 31 July 2005.

Guardsman: CIA Beat Iraqis with Hammer
Arthur Kane. Denver Post, 27 July 2005.

Abu Ghraib Dog Tactics Came From Guantanamo
Josh White. Washington Post, 27 July 2005.

Lawyers 'Besiege' Army Over Iraq Abuse
Jamie Doward. The Observer, 24 July 2005.

Government Defies an Order to Release Iraq Abuse Photos
Kate Zernike. New York Times, 23 July 2005.

Abu Ghraib Tactics Were First Used at Guantanamo
Josh White. Washington Post, 14 July 2005.

Military Outlines Cases of Abuse at Gitmo
John J. Lumpkin and Lolita Baldor. The Associated Press, 13 July 2005. Posted on the San Francisco Chronicle website.

Revealed: Grim World of New Iraqi Torture Camps
Peter Beaumont. The Observer, 03 July 2005.

'US Acknowledges Torture at Guantanamo, Iraq, Afghanistan'
Forbes, 24 June 2005.

An Excerpt on Interrogation Methods from Solzhenitsyn's Gulag Archipelago
Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn. Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956, New York, NY Perrenial, 2002. Posted on 22 June 2005.

U.S. Examining Reports of Abuses in Iraq
Barry Schweid. The Associated Press, 15 June 2005. Posted on the U.S. Labor Against the War website.

US Suspects 'Face Torture Overseas'
Dan Isaacs. BBC News, 14 June 2005.

Failed Breakout at Abu Ghraib Jail in Iraq Leads to Rioting
Al Jazeera, 07 June 2005.

The Image War Over US Detainees
Peter Grier. Christian Science Monitor, 06 June 2005.

AP: Records Reveal Guantanamo Stories
Paisley Dodds. The Associated Press, 22 May 2005.

The Unknown Unknowns of the Abu Ghraib Scandal
Seymour Hersh. The Guardian, 21 May 2005. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Newsweek Got Gitmo Right
"Calgacus", 16 May 2005. Posted on the Antiwar.com website.

FBI Records of Torture Documents
Freedom of Information Act, 19 May 2005. Posted on the American Civil Liberties Union website.

U.S. Treatment of Prisoners in Iraq: Selected Legal Issues
Jennifer K. Elsea. CRS Report for Congress, 19 May 2005 (.pdf file).

Something Smells Fishy in Guantanamo
Andrew Tully. Asia Times, 05 May 2005.

Inquiry Finds Abuses at Guantanamo Bay
Neil A. Lewis and Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 01 May 2005.

Getting Away with Torture? Command Responsibility for the U.S. Abuse of Detainees
Human Rights Watch, 24 April 2005 (.pdf file).

Four Officers Cleared of Prison Abuse Allegations
Christopher Clare. The Scotsman, 24 April 2005.

Soldiers' 'Wish Lists' Of Detainee Tactics Cited
Josh White. Washington Post, 19 April 2005.

Pentagon: Detainees? What Detainees?
William Fisher. Inter Press Service, 14 April 2005. Posted on the Antiwar.com website.

Assault on Abu Ghraib May Signal New Tactics
Ellen Knickmeyer. Washington Post, 05 April 2005.

Al Qaeda Says 7 Suicide Bombers Hit Abu Ghraib
Reuters, 04 April 2005. Posted on the ABC News Australia website.

Green Light for Iraqi Prison Abuse Came Right from the Top
Andrew Buncombe. The Independent, 03 April 2005. Posted on the Information Clearing House website.

Number of Prisoners Held by U.S. in Iraq Doubled in Five Months
The Associated Press, 30 March 2005.

Army Probe Finds Abuse at Jail Near Mosul
The Associated Press, 26 March 2005.

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Pentagon Will Not Try 17 G.I.'s Implicated in Prisoners' Deaths
Douglas Jehl. New York Times, 26 March 2005.

US Army Says Prison Deaths Are Homicides
Mark Mazzetti. Los Angeles Times, 26 March 2005. Posted on the Boston Globe website.

US Handling of Terror Suspects Questioned
Farah Stockman. Boston Globe, 24 March 2005.

Prisoner Deaths in U.S. Custody
The Associated Press, 16 March 2005. Posted on the San Francisco Chronicle website.

Army, CIA Agreed on 'Ghost' Prisoners
Josh White. Washington Post, 11 March 2005.

Abuse Review Exonerates Policy
Josh White and R. Jeffrey Smith. Washington Post, 10 March 2005.

Shamed US to Hand Over Abu Ghraib Prison to Iraqis
Michael Howard. The Guardian, 10 March 2005.

New Interrogation Rules Set for Detainees in Iraq
Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 10 March 2005.

Soldier Who Reported Abuse Was Sent to Psychiatrist
R. Jeffrey Smith and Josh White. Washington Post, 05 March 2005.

Iraq Insurgents Seize Initiative
Jim Muir. BBC News, 04 March 2005.

American Jails in Iraq Are Bursting With Detainees
Edward Wong. New York Times, 04 March 2005.

CIA Avoids Scrutiny of Detainee Treatment
Dana Priest. Washington Post, 03 March 2005.

Rumsfeld Sued Over Torture in Iraq and Afghanistan
Jim Lobe. Inter Press Service, 02 March 2005. Posted on the Antiwar.com website.

The Lawsuit Against Donald Rumsfeld Over U.S. Torture Policies
American Civil Liberties Union, 01 March 2005.

From Bagram to Abu Ghraib
Emily Bazelon. Mother Jones, March/April 2005 Issue. Posted on 23 February 2005.

Prisoner Uprising In Iraq Exposes New Risk for U.S.
Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 21 February 2005.

Newly Released Torture Documents
American Civil Liberties Union, 18 February 2005.

Detainees Accuse Female Interrogators
Carol D. Leonning and Dana Priest. Washington Post, 10 February 2005.

Outsourcing Torture
Jane Mayer. New Yorker, 07 February 2005.

The Abu Ghraib Scandal You Don't Know
Adam Zagorin. Time Magazine, 07 February 2005.

4 Iraqi Detainees Killed, 6 Injured in Riot at Detention Facility
The Associated Press, 31 January 2005.

Army Closed Many Abuse Cases Early
R. Jeffrey Smith and Josh White. Washington Post, 25 January 2005.

The New Iraq? Torture and Ill-Treatment of Detainees in Iraqi Custody
Human Rights Watch, 25 January 2005 (.pdf file).

On Television, Torture Takes a Holiday
Frank Rich. New York Times, 23 January 2005.

Gonzales Says '02 Policy on Detainees Doesn't Bind C.I.A.
Eric Lichtblau. New York Times, 19 January 2005.

A Trail of Torture at Hands of US Forces
Sarah Baxter. The Australian, 17 January 2005.

Prisoners from Iraq's Abu Ghraib Escape
CNN, 14 January 2005.

A Global Gulag to Hide the War on Terror's Dirty Secrets
Jonathan Steele. The Guardian, 14 January 2005.

Atrocities in Plain Sight
Andrew Sullivan. New York Times, 13 January 2005.

Army Doctors Implicated in Abuse
Joe Stephens. Washington Post, 06 January 2005.

Iraqi Prison Abuse Continued After Scandal Broke: Report
Retuers, 05 January 2005. Posted on the ABC News Australia website.

The Road to Abu Ghraib: US Army Detainee Doctrine and Experience
James F. Gebhardt. Combat Studies Institute, 2005 (.pdf file).

Break Them Down: Systematic Use of Psychological Torture by US Forces
Physicians for Human Rights, 2005 (.pdf file).

Legal Breach: The Government's Attorneys and Abu Ghraib
Andrew Rosendthal. New York Times, 30 December 2004.

CIA Resists Request for Abuse Data
Charlie Savage. Boston Globe, 27 December 2004.

Files Show Trail of Bungled Abu Ghraib Inquiries
Richard A. Serrano. Financial Times, 23 December 2004.

New Data Hints at Poor Review of Abuse Cases
Neil A. Lewis. New York Times, 22 December 2004.

Will Shiites Hold Their Fire?
Dan Murphy. Christian Science Monitor, 22 December 2004.

Fragmented Leadership of the Iraqi Insurgency
Annia Ciezadlo. Christian Science Monitor, 21 December 2004.

FBI Claims More Arab Prisoners Abused
Richard A. Serrano. Los Angeles Times, 20 December 2004. Posted on the Truthout website.

Newly Obtained FBI Records Call Defense Department’s Methods "Torture," Express Concerns Over "Cover-Up"
American Civil Liberties Union, 20 December 2004.

Navy Documents Detail Abuse Claims
The Associated Press, 15 December 2004. Posted on the MSNBC website.

Iraqi Prisoner Abuse Reported After Abu Ghraib Disclosures
Neil A. Lewis. New York Times, 08 December 2004.

Report to Defense Alleged Abuse By Prison Interrogation Teams
Barton Gellman and R. Jeffrey Smith. Washington Post, 08 December 2004.

Memo Tells of Beating in Baghdad Detention Center
Jim Mannion. Agence France Presse, 08 December 2004.

CIA Was Wary of U.S. Interrogation Methods in Iraq
Greg Miller. Los Angeles Times, 02 December 2004.

U.S. Generals in Iraq Were Told of Abuse Early, Inquiry Finds
Josh White. Washington Post, 01 December 2004.

Pentagon Censors Chain of Command on Abu Ghraib
Thomas Blanton. National Security Archive, 29 October 2004.

Human Dignity Denied: Torture and Accountablility in the 'War on Terror'
Amnesty International, 27 October 2004.

Abu Ghraib: The Hidden Story
Mark Danner. New York Review of Books, 07 October 2004. Posted on the author's website.

Government Documents on Torture
Freedom of Information Act, October 2004. Posted on the American Civil Liberties Union website.

Abuse, Torture and Rape Reported at Unlisted U.S.-run Prisons in Iraq
Lisa Ashkenaz. The New Standard, 23 September 2004.

After Abu Ghraib
Luke Harding. The Guardian, 20 September 2004.

Prison Scandal Led to Sharp Decline in Intelligence
Nicole Gaudiano. ArmyTimes, 01 September 2004.

Investigation of Intelligence Activities at Abu Ghraib
Department of Defense, 25 August 2004. Posted on the Antiwar.com website (.pdf file).

Army to Call for Censure of Abu Ghraib Troops
Tom Bowman. Baltimore Sun, 12 August 2004. Posted on the Boston Globe website.

Ordered to Just Walk Away
Mike Francis. The Oregonian, 08 August 2004. Posted on the Veteran's for Common Sense website.

Abused Iraqi Detainees Said to Hold No Intelligence Value
Richard A. Serrano. Los Angeles Times, 04 August 2004. Posted on the Fair Use website.

Iraq's Child Prisoners
Neil Mackay. Sunday Herald UK, 01 August 2004.

Final Report of the Independent Panel to Review DoD Detention Operations
August 2004. Posted on the FindLaw website (.pdf file).

The Secret File of Abu Ghraib
Osha Gray Davidson. Rolling Stone, 28 July 2004.

Army Finds 49 Abuse Cases
Farah Stockman. Boston Globe, 23 July 2004.

Army: Much Higher Estimates of Abuse in Iraq, Afghanistan
Tom Squitieri. USA Today, 22 July 2004.

Military Investigations into Treatment of Detainees in U.S. Custody
16 July 2004. Posted on the Human Rights Watch website (.pdf file).

The Interrogation Documents: Debating U.S. Policy and Methods
National Security Archive, 13 July 2004.

Key General Defends the 'Gitmo' Way
Ann Scott Tyson. Christian Science Monitor, 28 June 2004.

The Logic of Torture
Mark Danner. New York Review of Books, 24 June 2004. Posted on the author's website.

DoD Provides Details on Interrogation Process
Department of Defense, 23 June 2004. Posted on the Globalsecurity.org website. (Documents linked within article).

Abuse Scandal Likely to Become Wide-Ranging Investigation
127 Prisoners Have Died in Custody
James Kuhnhenn and Sumana Chatterjee. Knight Ridder Newspapers, 11 June 2004.

Handlers Say Use of Dogs Approved
Josh White and Scott Higham, Washington Post, 11 June 2004.

Torture and Truth
Mark Danner. New York Review of Books, 10 June 2004. Posted on the author'swebsite.

Pentagon Report Argues Torture is Legal in War on Terror
Jim Lobe. Foreign Policy in Focus, 10 June 2004 (.pdf file).

Tortured Logic
Tova Andrea Wang. The Century Foudnation, 09 June 2004.

Forced Nudity of Iraqi Prisoners Is Seen as a Pervasive Pattern, Not Isolated Incidents
Kate Zernike and David Rohde. New York Times, 08 June 2004.

The Road to Abu Ghraib
Human Rights Watch, June 2004.

For Iraqi Women, Abu Graib's Taint
Annia Ciezadlo. Christian Science Monitor, 28 May 2004.

Breeding Brutality
David Corn. Tom Paine, 26 May 2004.

Rape at Abu Ghraib
James Ridgeway. Village Voice, 25 May 2004.

The Gray Zone
Seymour M. Hersh. The New Yorker, 24 May 2004.

U.S. Treatment of Prisoners in Iraq: Selected Legal Issues
Jennifer K. Elsea. Congressional Research Service, 24 May 2004 (.pdf file).

The Roots of Torture
John Barry, Michael Hirsh and Michael Isikoff. Newsweek, 24 May 2004.

The Other Prisoners
Luke Harding. The Guardian, 20 May 2004.

Outsourcing Torture and the Problems of 'Quality Control'
Charles Knight. Foreign Policy in Focus, 18 May 2004.

Officer Says Army Tried to Curb Red Cross Visits to Prison in Iraq
Douglas Jehl and Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 19 May 2004.

Memos Reveal War Crimes Warnings
Michael Isikoff. Newsweek, 17 May 2004. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

U.S. Responsibility for Violations of the Geneva Conventions at Abu Ghraib Prison
Steven C. Welsh. Center for Defense Information, 17 May 2004.

Chain of Command
Seymour M. Hersh. The New Yorker, 17 May 2004.

Prison Rules 'Not Humane'
Bryan Bender. Boston Globe, 14 May 2004.

Chilling New Evidence of the Brutal Regime at Iraqi Prison
Gethin Chamberlain. The Scotsman, 13 May 2004.

Public Opinion in Iraq: First Poll Following Abu Ghraib Revelations
Coalition Provisional Authority and the Iraq Center for Research and Strategic Studies, 14-23 May 2004. Posted on the Newsweek website.

How the Images of Prison Abuse Shape Perceptions of the War
Alexandra Marks. Christian Science Monitor, 12 May 2004.

Where the US Goes After Abu Ghraib
Peter Grier. Christian Science Monitor, 12 May 2004.

Secret World of U.S. Interrogation
Dana Priest and Joe Stephens. Washington Post, 11 May 2004.

Defiant Sadr Hints at Deal at Shia Leaders' Request
Nicolas Pelham. Financial Times, 11 May 2004.

Abuse of Iraqis 'Well Thought Through'
Shaoni Bhattacharya. NewScientist, 10 May 2004.

The Crimes at Abu Ghraib Are Not the Worst
Robert Higgs. The Independent Institute, 10 May 2004.

Boy, 16, 'Was Subjected to Mock Execution by US Interrogators'
Justin Huggler. The Independent, 10 May 2004.

As Insurgency Grew. So Did Prison Abuse
Scott Wilson and Sewell Chan. Washington Post, 10 May 2004.

Torture at Abu Ghraib
Seymour M. Hersh. The New Yorker, 10 May 2004.

General Told MPs to 'Soften Up' Prisoners
Robert Burns. The Associated Press, 10 May 2004. Posted on the KREM website.

Why Pictures of Tortured Men Are a Step Beyond My Lai
Gerard De Groot. The Scotsman, 09 May 2004.

A Prison on the Brink
Scott Higham, Josh White and Christian Davenport. Washington Post, 09 May 2004.

The Abu Ghraib Prison Photos
The New Yorker, 09 May 2004. Posted on the Antiwar.com website.

UK Forces Taught Torture Methods
David Leigh. The Guardian, 08 May 2004.

Lack of Protection
Joe Conason. Salon, 07 May 2004. Posted on the Interesting People Message Board.

US Detention Facilities in Iraq
Human Rights Watch, 07 May 2004. Posted on the Counterpunch website.

Pentagon Memo Warned on Army Contractors
Matt Kelley. The Associated Press, 07 May 2004. Posted on The Guardian website.

Red Cross Saw 'Widespread Abuse'
BBC News, 07 May 2004.

U.S. Torture and Abuse of Detainees
Human Rights Watch, May 2004.

Torture by the Book
Vikram Dodd. The Guardian, 06 May 2004.

US Army Report on Iraqi Prisoner Abuse
05 May 2004. Posted on the Antiwar.com website.

Private Security Companies Operating in Iraq: Response to Inquiry by Representative Ike Skelton
Donald Rumsfeld. Department of Defense, 04 May 2004 (.pdf file).

Rebutal to Charges Regarding Abuse at Abu Ghuraib
Brigadier General Janis L. Karpinski. 1 April 2004. Posted on the Globalsecurity.org website.

Guantanamo on Steroids
Jen Banbury. Salon.com, 03 March 2004. Posted on the Fairuse website.

International Committee of the Red Cross Report
"On the Treatment by the Coalition Forces of Prisoners of War and Other Protected Persons by the Geneva Conventions in Iraq During Arrest, Internment and Interrogation," February 2004 (.pdf file). Posted on the Commonwealth Institute Website.

In Iraq, a Battle for Credibility
Scott Peterson. Christian Science Monitor, 23 June 2003.

Working Group Report on Detainee Interrogations in the Global War on Terrorism; Assessment of Legal, Historical, Policy and Operational Considerations
Department of Defense, 06 March 2003. (redacted -- unclassified when separated from attachment.).

A Consequentialist Argument against Torture Interrogation of Terrorists
Jean Maria Arrigo. Joint Services Conference on Professional Ethics, Springfield, Virginia, 30-31 January 2003.

Memorandum for Alberto R. Gonzales, Counsel to the President re: Standards of Conduct for Interrogation
Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice, 01 August 2002 (.pdf file - 3MB). Posted on the Commonwealth Institute Website.

U.S. Department of Justice Memo from Assistant Attorney General Jay S. Bybee to Alberto R. Gonzales, White House Counsel
On Interrogation Methods That Do Not Violate Prohibitions Against Torture, 01 August 2002. Posted on the FindLaw website.

Memorandam from Assistant Attorney General to Alberto R. Gonzales, White House Counsel
On the Standards of Conduct for Interrogation, U.S. Justice Department, 01 August 2002. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Current Threats: U.S. Use of Torture, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment, and Rendition
Bill of Rights Defense Committee.

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