Book Reviews

Oath Betrayed: Torture, Medical Complicity, and the War on Terror by Steven H. Miles, M. D. (Random House. New York. 2006)

December 26, 2006

Oath Betrayed: Torture, Medical Complicity, and the War on Terror by Steven H. Miles, M. D. (Random House. New York. 2006) Reviewed by Richard Thieme ThiemeWorks PO Box 170737 Milwaukee WI 53217-8061 414 351 2321 rthieme@thiemeworks.com www.thiemeworks.com We all come to big issues like torture and terror from our own biographies. We cannot be  dispassionate […]

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Torture and Truth America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror by Mark Danner

May 12, 2005

Torture and Truth America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror including the torture photographs and the major documents and reports by Mark Danner New York Review Books New York: November 2004 579 pp $19.95 by Richard Thieme That title – and subtitle and sub-subtitle – suggest what is valuable about this book and what […]

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The Secret War: Inside the Hidden Worldwide Struggle Between America and Its Enemies by George Friedman

April 19, 2005

The Secret War: Inside the Hidden Worldwide Struggle Between America and Its Enemies by George Friedman Reviewed by Richard Thieme The Hunting of the Snark The truth may indeed set us free, but if there is one lesson to be learned from reading George Friedman’s The Secret War: Inside the Hidden Worldwide Struggle Between America […]

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“The Missing Times: News Media Complicity in the UFO Cover-up” by Terry Hansen

March 26, 2001

“The Missing Times: News Media Complicity in the UFO Cover-up” by Terry Hansen Xlibris. 2000. Reviewed by Richard Thieme IUR, International UFO Reporter, Spring 2001 (Volume 26, Number 1) a publication of the J. Allen Hynek Center for the Study of UFOs It is a staple of the modern era of propaganda and public relations […]

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Kevin Kelly’s Out of Control: Is the flag waving? or the wind? … or the mind?

October 30, 2000

Kevin Kelly’s Out of Control: Is the flag waving? or the wind? … or the mind? A Review by Richard Thieme Enculturation, Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring 2000 One of the pleasures of reading a book like Kevin Kelly’s Out of Control in the year 2000 is that the book is much shorter. Of course, […]

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