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Torture, Intelligence and Media in the War on Terr... - a book by Bakir, Vian

Torture, Intelligence and Media in the War on Terror

Agenda-Building Struggles

Torture, Intelligence and Media in the War on Terror( )
Author: Bakir, Vian
Series title:Classical and Contemporary Social Theory Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $149.95
Book Description:

This book examines the communication battles of the Bush and Blair political administrations (and those of their successors) over their use of torture to gain intelligence for the War on Terror. Exploring the agenda-building drivers that exposed the torture-intelligence nexus and presenting case studies of key media events from the UK and USA, it examines dominant political discourses on the torture-for-intelligence policy and evaluates various modes of resistance to governments'...
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