Fear Up Harsh: An Army Interrogator's Dark Journey Through Iraq (Google eBook)
"Something really bad happened here." So begins Army interrogator Tony Lagouranis's first briefing at Abu Ghraib. While Lagouranis's training stressed the rules of the Geneva Conventions, once in Iraq, he discovered that pushing the legal limits of interrogation was encouraged. Under orders, he-along with numerous other soldiers-abused and terrorized Iraqis by adding "enhancements" like dogs, hypothermia, and other techniques to "Fear Up Harsh"-the official tactic designed to frighten prisoners into revealing information. And he saw others do far worse.
The first Army interrogator to publicly step forward and break the silence surrounding these tactics, Lagouranis reveals what went on in Iraqi prisons- raising crucial questions about American conduct abroad.
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Review: Fear Up Harsh: An Army Interrogator's Dark Journey Through IraqUser Review - Nicole - Goodreads
Fear Up Harsh is a timely book, with the current debate going on in our country regarding the use of "torture-lite." Even more importantly, it is an interesting and informative read. The content might ... Read full review
Review: Fear Up Harsh: An Army Interrogator's Dark Journey Through IraqUser Review - Bryan Bridges - Goodreads
Does the United States torture? We don't have much in this account aside from the author's word, so some will undoubtedly read this and say "it didn't happen." Others will undoubtedly read it and say ... Read full review
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