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O'Brien, Ed – Social Education, 2004
In this article, the author examines another dimension of human rights--the problem of torture. He looks at U.S. commitments to international conventions prohibiting torture in light of the abuses at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. He shows how a position adopted by the Bush administration that these international conventions did not apply to the war…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Terrorism, Military Personnel, Civil Rights