TITLE

Heroes & Pioneers: IAN FISHBACK

AUTHOR(S)
Rowley, Coleen
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);5/8/2006, Issue 18, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on U.S. Army Captain Ian Fishback, who blew whistle about the torture of Iraqi war prisoners by U.S. armed forces in Iraq. Fishback downplayed his heroism as nothing more than supporting clear standards in accordance with U.S. values. Undaunted by arguments that explicit anti-torture standards would limit the U.S. President's ability to wage war and by a commander's warning to "remember the honor of the unit was at stake," Fishback persevered to restore true honor.
ACCESSION #
23525680

 

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