A former Guantánamo Bay prisoner and his guard reunite as equals 13 years later.
Can Guantánamo ever be shut down?
Government documents detail 8,488 cases of solitary confinement. In half the cases, solitary lasted longer than 15 days — the point at which some of its psychological harms may become irreversible and it can amount to torture.
Meet the lawyers tasked with defending a 9/11 suspect at Guantanamo Bay. Follow Alka Pradhan, James Connell, and Lt. Col. Sterling Thomas as they prepare for what is being called … Continue reading →
War Crimes and War Criminals, Old and (Potentially) New. A barely noticed anniversary slid by on March 20th. It’s been 15 years since the United States committed the greatest war … Continue reading →
Seeking New (and Very Old) Habits for a New Year A little over a year ago I wrote about the bloody nightmares rupturing my sleep and the night terrors gripping my little … Continue reading →
“I would be strapped to a board by my arms and legs and by my waist (which was very painful because of my wound.) Guards with black costumes, masks and … Continue reading →
Daniel Burston: Corruption in the Mental Health Professions — Psychology, Psychiatry and the “New Normal”
The Social Psychology of Corruption Ask yourself the following question; “What is the most corrupt place in the world?” Forget Sodom … Continue reading →
Darrell Cannon was tortured by three Chicago Police Department detectives at a remote site on Chicago’s South Side. Over the course of a day, they pressed a cattle prod to his … Continue reading →