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Abu Ghraib: Standard Operating Procedure

Monday, May 19, 2008

Many American soldiers sent to Iraq as liberators soon were assigned to guard prisoners in Saddam Hussein’s old dungeons. Philip Gourevitch and filmmaker Errol Morris have collaborated on Standard Operating Procedure, a new book about the infamous Abu Ghraib photos of prisoner abuse, and how regular American soldiers became torturers.
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Philip Gourevitch
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