Human Rights Since 9/11

On a panel titled "Interrogation or Torture: Human Rights After 9/11", five authors talked about legal and practical definitions of… read more

On a panel titled "Interrogation or Torture: Human Rights After 9/11", five authors talked about legal and practical definitions of torture, historical precedents for torture and other interrogation techniques, and whether or not the rules of the Geneva Convention applied to terrorism in the post-9/11 age. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.

The panelists were: Max Boot, author of The Savage Wars of Peace: Small Wars and the Rise of American Power; Angelo Codevilla, author of Informing Statecraft: Intelligence for a New Century; Mark Danner, author of Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror; David Rieff, author of At the Point of a Gun: Democratic Dreams and Armed Intervention; and Robert Scheer, co-author of The Five Biggest Lies Bush Told Us about Iraq. The discussion was moderated by Steve Wasserman. close

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Human Rights Since 9/11

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Apr 30, 2005
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  • Apr 30, 2005 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 01, 2005 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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