TITLE

Sins of Commission

AUTHOR(S)
Bovard, James
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
American Conservative;12/18/2006, Vol. 5 Issue 24, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the anti-terror policies of the U.S. are curbing civil liberties in the country. The author says that torture in the name of freedom is the clearest ideological legacy of President George W. Bush. In Bush's view, if detainees are not maimed or killed, they are not tortured. The Justice Department treat custodial killings as harmless errors. The U.S. Military Commissions Act signed by Bush in November 2006 is a ruthless act. The act gives few rights to defendants.
ACCESSION #
23263537

 

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