Abu Ghraib, 2004: Doctrinal Confusion of American Military Police
AbstractThe Abu Ghraib prison scandal in 2004 was one of the worst and most widely talked-about cases of prisoner abuse by American forces during any war. This scandal had lasting implications for the War in Iraq and America's War on Terror as a whole. This essay examines what failures in military doctrine led to such egregious abuses and how those failures have or have not been remedied.
How to Cite
HOUSE, Shelby. Abu Ghraib, 2004: Doctrinal Confusion of American Military Police. Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Journal, [S.l.], v. 10, oct. 2015. ISSN 1555-788X. Available at: <https://ejournals.library.vanderbilt.edu/index.php/vurj/article/view/3978>. Date accessed: 18 sep. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.15695/vurj.v10i0.3978.
Humanities and Social Sciences
Abu Ghraib; prisoner abuse; military; human rights; Iraq War
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