Fear Up Harsh: An Army Interrogator's Dark Journey Through Iraq
"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 - Michael Duane Robbins - Goodreads
If you ever had doubts about the war in Iraq, take the word of someone who was there. Not me, dummy, the author. A first-hand account of Army Interrogator Lagouranis, he shares his personal descent ... Read full review
Review: Fear Up Harsh: An Army Interrogator's Dark Journey Through IraqUser Review - Corbin Routier - Goodreads
Suggested to me by a friend who once lived in Baghdad. The story describes how people do their duty which creates an unintended atmosphere. The story describes different perceptions on what force is ... Read full review
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