Getting Away with Torture?
Command Responsibility for the U.S. Abuse of Detainees

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   Executive Summary


I. Official Sanction of Crimes against Detainees

II. A World of Abuse

III. Getting Away with Torture

IV. Impunity for the Architects of Illegal Policy

V. Non-Governmental Attempts at Accountability

VI. The Need for a Special Prosecutor

VII. An Independent Commission

   Annex — A Note on Command Responsibility


April 2005   Vol. 17, No. 1(G)