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Author Danner, Mark, 1958-

Title Stripping bare the body : politics, violence, war / Mark Danner
Published New York : Nation Books, [2009]
©2009

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Description xxviii, 626 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents Foreword / by Louis Begley -- Introduction / by author -- Beyond the mountains -- La parenthèse -- The legacy -- The mountains -- The saddest story -- How not to stop a war -- Cleansing, camps, and genocide -- "Safe areas" and the politics of gesture -- Explosion in the marketplace -- The great betrayal -- To the killing fields -- Operation Storm and the cold peace -- Coda: Endgame in Kosovo -- Marooned in the Cold War -- The forever war -- The battleground in the American mind -- Struggles of democracy and empire -- How not to win a war -- Delusions in Baghdad -- Abu Ghraib : the hidden story -- A doctrine left behind -- We are all torturers now -- The real election -- The secret way to war -- Taking stock of the forever war -- The war of the imagination -- Words in a time of war -- Voices from the black sites -- The Red Cross report and what it means -- Into the light? : torture, power, and the real American exception -- Afterword: The erotic pull of the strange
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 595-604) and index
Subject Military history, Modern -- 20th century.
Military history, Modern -- 21st century.
Violence -- Political aspects.
Torture -- Political aspects.
Iraq War, 2003-2011.
Militarism -- United States.
Haiti -- History -- 1986-
Balkan Peninsula -- History -- 1989-
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-
United States -- Military policy.
LC no. 2009026666
ISBN 9781568584133 alkaline paper
156858413X alkaline paper