American Soldiers and Torture
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Reporter Joshua Phillips discusses how American veterans have been psychologically scarred by their abusive treatment of Iraqi prisoners.
In None of Us Were Like This Before: American Soldiers and Torture, he investigates how and why U.S. forces came to use torture. Phillips reveals that the damaging legacy of torture is borne not only by the detainees, but also by American soldiers and the country to which they’ve returned.