A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror


In this revelatory account of the CIAUs secret, 50-year effort to develop new forms of torture, historian Alfred W. McCoy uncovers the deep, disturbing roots of recent scandals at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo. Far from aberrations, these abuses are the product of a long-standing covert program of interrogation.