On ZNet, Portland anarchist Kristian Williams discusses her book American Methods
, which "deals with the US government's use of torture, starting with an analysis of the Abu Ghraib scandal," and claims that "careful reading shows how the torture at Abu Ghraib, and similar abuses elsewhere, came as a predictable consequence of policy decisions made a couple years earlier."
She continues, "In American Methods
, I push the analysis further, and argue that the policy decisions characterizing the War on Terror actually fit pretty neatly in a much longer historical arc of US imperialism. But the sad fact is, the American public as a whole is almost completely unaware of that history."
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