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A READING LIST

Chuck Fager, of Quaker House, and Christina Cowger, North Carolina Stop Torture Now coordinator collaborated to gather and collate the following list of resources:

ON THE EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION PROGRAM:

BOOKS

Ghost Plane: The True Story of the CIA Torture Program by Stephen Grey (St. Martin's Press, 2006) and see Grey's Web site.

Torture Taxi: On the Trail of the CIA's Rendition Flights by Trevor Paglen and A.C. Thompson, (Melville House, 2006).

The Dark Side by Jane Mayer, (Doubleday, 2008).

Mayer's reporting for The New Yorker on:
Jeppesen Data Plan (10/06),
The Rendition of Maher Arar
(2/05),
Black Sites (8/07),
Reverse Engineering Military Psy Ops to Create a Torture Program (7/05)
.

Torture Team by Philippe Sands (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).

CIA above the law? Secret detentions and unlawful inter-state transfers of detainees in Europe. (Council of Europe, 2008)
(See also the Council's reports under Web-based readings, below).

WEB-BASED READINGS

"Double Jeopardy: CIA Renditions to Jordan” by Human Rights Watch.

The Journey of Death: Portuguese Involvement in Renditions to Guantanamo” by Reprieve

"Travel Advisory," The New Republic's Scott Horton reports on why the U.S. is unlikely to try Bush administration officials for war crimes -- but that a European country will.

"Off the Record: Report on U.S. Responsibility for Enforced Disappearances in the War on Terror” by Reprieve.

Council of Europe FIrst Report on Torture Flights.

Council of Europe Second Report on Torture Flights.

Below the Radar: Secret flights to torture and disappearance - Amnesty International USA.

Source Watch reporting on Extraordinary Rendition: Companies, Pilots, More Resources.

Broken Laws, Broken Lives: Medical Evidence of Torture by US Personnel and Its Impact a report by Physicians for Human Rights.

ON TORTURE, THE U.S. TORTURE PROGRAM, AND ANTI-TORTURE ACTIVISM:

A Question of Torture by Alfred McCoy (Metropolitan Books, 2006).

Truth, Torture and the American Way: The History and Consequences of U.S. Involvement in Torture by Jennifer Harbury (Beacon Press, 2005).

American Torture: From the Cold War to Abu Ghraib ad Beyond by Michael Otterman. (Pluto Press, 2007).

The Terror Presidency by Jack Goldsmith (W.W. Norton & Company, 2007).

Enemy Combatant: My Imprisonment at Guantanamo, Bagram, and Kandahar by Moazzam Begg (The New Press, 2006).

 

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updated 13 July 2009, JMcI  

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