Thursday, December 17, 2009

The best reads on the Guantanamo issue

I'm putting together a list of the best books on Guantanamo.

My favorites are:

The Challenge: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld and the Fight over Presidential Power by Jonathan Mahler

The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals by Jane Mayer

(A powerful companion piece is the HBO film Ghosts of Abu Ghraib - watch it online here.)

Is There a Right to Remain Silent?: Coercive Interrogation and the Fifth Amendment After 9/11 by Alan Dershowitz

The Interrogators: Inside the Secret War Against al Qaeda by Chris Mackey

What do other people think?

Please comment . . .

1 comment:

  1. NYU Law - Center for Human Rights and Global Justice - 2005 analysis on rendition and torture: