By Robert C. Doyle,Arnold P. Krammer
Revelations of abuse at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib felony and the U.S. detention camp at Guantánamo Bay had repercussions extending past the global media scandal that ensued. the talk surrounding photographs and outlines of inhumane remedy of enemy prisoners of struggle, or EPWs, from the conflict on terror marked a watershed momentin the learn of recent war and the therapy of prisoners of battle. Amid allegations of human rights violations and conflict crimes, one query sticks out one of the leisure: used to be the remedy of America's latest prisoners of struggle an remoted occasion or a part of a troubling and complicated factor that's deeply rooted in our nation's army history?Military professional Robert C. Doyle's The Enemy in Our arms: America's remedy of Prisoners of conflict from the Revolution to the struggle on Terror attracts from varied resources to respond to this question. old in addition to well timed in its content material, this paintings examines America's significant wars and prior conflicts -- between them, the yankee Revolution, the Civil warfare, international Wars I and II, and Vietnam -- to supply knowing of the UnitedStates' remedy of army and civilian prisoners. The Enemy in Our palms bargains a brand new viewpoint of U.S. army heritage with reference to EPWs and means that the strategies hired to control prisoners of warfare are distinctive and disparate from one clash tothe subsequent. as well as different important details, Doyle offers a cultural research and exploration of U.S. adherence to overseas criteria of behavior, together with the 1929 Geneva conference in each one struggle. even supposing wars usually are not received or misplaced at the foundation of ways EPWs are handled, the remedy of prisoners is among the measures during which history's conquerors are judged.
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