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Posts under ‘Blood Sport’

Gamma Beta Frat Boys

Every time I see a soldier featured in a local newscast, or called “a hero” by a talking head, I can’t help but think, “how can we possibly know what he’s like when nobody’s watching.” Knowing man, how can we possibly believe there are “only a few bad apples?” Exclusive: Lawyer says Guantanamo abuse worse [...]

Do Medics Have More Fun?

[Horrifying new details of our "conduct unbecoming," from the Neeley Report, via JD Tuccille] I talked about the detainee who came to Camp X-Ray wounded from a .50 caliber. His bicep had attached to his forearm due to the fact his arm was in the sling for so long. I escorted this detainee to medical [...]

Iraqis Must Take Responsibility! Israelis? Not So Much…

[Obama on Iraq]  Let me be clear. Ending this war is not going to be easy. We have to ensure that our interests in a stable Iraq are met and make sure that our troops are secure. [We Americans are so "exceptional" that, when Iraqis are willing to put our interests above their own, and [...]

Physician, Torture Thyself…

The Neely account shows that health professionals are right in the thick of the torture and abuse of prisoners — suggesting a systematic collapse of professional ethics driven by the Pentagon. He describes body searches undertaken for no legitimate security purpose, simply to sexually invade and humiliate the prisoners. This was a standardized Bush tactic [...]