TITLE

Truth About Torture

AUTHOR(S)
Hirsh, Michael
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);11/7/2005 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 146 Issue 19, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article looks at the growing controversy about the U.S. military's alleged use of torture on detainees of the Iraq War. Army Capt. Ian Fishback has stated that Donald Rumsfeld lied to Congress about interrogation abuses in Iraq. He has contacted Human Rights Watch and Sen. John McCain about his allegations and more soldiers are coming forward with stories of abuse. President George W. Bush has threatened to veto a defense appropriations bill if it includes McCain's amendment about torture. Vice President Richard Cheney met with McCain to persuade him to drop the amendment.
ACCESSION #
18791450

 

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