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User Review  - nmele - LibraryThing

This detailed account of the Bush Administration's decisions on rendition, torture and other unpleasant matters is a must read book. What I find most disturbing, after the revelations of the last ... Read full review

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User Review  - lindap69 - LibraryThing

fascinating insight into the government activities following 9/11 and the problems created by the amoral powers that occupied Washington for the last 8 years Read full review

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User Review  - 06nwingert - LibraryThing

Jane Mayer's chilling descriptions of the 9/11 attacks and their aftermath are eerily good. She notes that Bush Co. knew about the attacks and did nothing about them, as they wanted a pretext for war ... Read full review

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User Review  - janewylen - LibraryThing

The title of this book comes from a statement of Cheney: "Now we are going to have to go to the dark side." Cheney still believes that torture is necessary, that Obama, by forgoing torture, is putting ... Read full review

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User Review  - flourishing - LibraryThing

Quite engaging, although I have no way of judging how accurate or truthful it is. I tend to trust it about - say - 80%? Perhaps 75%? Which is pretty good for a book of its type. But I couldn't say why ... Read full review

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User Review  - flourishing - LibraryThing

Quite engaging, although I have no way of judging how accurate or truthful it is. I tend to trust it about - say - 80%? Perhaps 75%? Which is pretty good for a book of its type. But I couldn't say why ... Read full review

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User Review  - joshberg - LibraryThing

The idealogues are infuriating and the torture descriptions nauseating, but this is an extremely well-reported book, exhaustive yet often gripping. Essential reading for anyone seeking a more complete account of America's most recent (and most heinous?) fall from grace. Read full review

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User Review  - xiaoshitou - LibraryThing

It's not the best writing i've read but i think jane mayer delved into an important topic in this book. Every American should read it. Read full review

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User Review  - solla - LibraryThing

Very well done, full of details, will probably make you sick to read the kind of things recently done in our country. Read full review

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User Review  - steambadger - LibraryThing

If you have not read this book, PLEASE DO SO AT ONCE. It is absolutely essential. Read full review


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