The article entitled “Torture at Abu Ghraib Followed CIA's Manual” written by Alfred W. McCoy, was published in the Boston Globe on May 14, 2004. McCoy was acknowledged to be a professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. …
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The contents of the article seemed to be a disturbing masterpiece evidencing proofs of torture from a well respected intelligence organization, the Central Intelligence Agency. The author proffered issues relative to an innovative form of psychological, ‘no-touch’ torture that superceded the infliction of physical pain. Believed to be more effective in soliciting information from ‘subjects’, the discourse finally revealed its devastating and long lasting effect that erodes the stability in psychological state of mind of those subjected to this approach. McCoy was effective in his style of presenting a clear structure through initially detailing the features and methods of the psychological torture to achieve its goals. By providing illustrations through narrative depiction of the details that go through the various stages, readers are moved and made to empathize with the victim. Through the use of citations McCoy tried to objectively indicate the use of this method from the time it was codified in 1963 up to emergent and validated incidents that supported evidence of its application in contemporary times (arrest of Al Qaeda suspects, September 2001; at Bagram Air Base near Kabul, 2002).
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The article entitled “Torture at Abu Ghraib Followed CIA's Manual” written by Alfred W. McCoy was published in the Boston Globe on May 14, 2004. McCoy was acknowledged to be a professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The contents of the article seemed to be a disturbing masterpiece evidencing proofs of torture.
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