Fixing Hell: An Army Psychologist Confronts Abu Ghraib

Read [Larry C. James Book] Fixing Hell: An Army Psychologist Confronts Abu Ghraib Online PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB free. Fixing Hell: An Army Psychologist Confronts Abu Ghraib Bluster, bravado and outright lies Dienne As soon as I finished reading this book, I immediately headed to the nearest church, rent my clothes, fell on my face and repented. Col. (ret.) Larry C. James, Ph.D. is clearly the Second Coming of Christ.Okay, no, not really. Even the briefest study of history or literature will teach you that in order to evaluate any written work, you must first evaluate the narrator. Who is telling the story and why? What point of view (first person, third person, lim

Fixing Hell: An Army Psychologist Confronts Abu Ghraib

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Rating : 4.26 (686 Votes)
Asin : B001FA0PEU
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Number of Pages : 196 Pages
Publish Date : 2017-01-01
Language : English

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James bring listeners into the painful realities of Abu Ghraib with powerful dialogues, and Kramer's delivery makes the most of these conversations." (AudioFile 2008-01-00) . "Narrator Eric Kramer captures this contradiction in a sure voice that also projects James's (author) gentleness, creative thinking, and compassion

Bluster, bravado and outright lies Dienne As soon as I finished reading this book, I immediately headed to the nearest church, rent my clothes, fell on my face and repented. Col. (ret.) Larry C. James, Ph.D. is clearly the Second Coming of Christ.Okay, no, not really. Even the briefest study of history or literature will teach you that in order to evaluate any written work, you must first evaluate the narrator. Who is telling the story and why? What point of view (first person, third person, limited or omniscient) does the narrator use to convey his/her story? What agenda does the author have in mind? How reliable is the narrator?This book is narrated in a . Sam Lustgarten said A good leader praises in public and disciplines in private!. I read this book based on a faculty recommendation for presentation on enhanced interrogation techniques that I'll soon be delivering. Fortunately, I never ventured onto Amazon.com (until now) to read through the reviews for Col. Larry James book. Clearly, this book and the author's text is highly polarizing -- leaving "Fixing Hell" with a A good leader praises in public and disciplines in private! I read this book based on a faculty recommendation for presentation on enhanced interrogation techniques that I'll soon be delivering. Fortunately, I never ventured onto Amazon.com (until now) to read through the reviews for Col. Larry James book. Clearly, this book and the author's text is highly polarizing -- leaving "Fixing Hell" with a 3-star overall rating.I'm afraid that many of these reviews may be coming at James with a prescribed agenda: defame and debase the author. He's been the target of multiple accusations that he supported and aided the torture regime in the Bush years. As he acknowledges, there is no. -star overall rating.I'm afraid that many of these reviews may be coming at James with a prescribed agenda: defame and debase the author. He's been the target of multiple accusations that he supported and aided the torture regime in the Bush years. As he acknowledges, there is no. The good, the bad and the ugly - the book's style, and attitude, not just the contents As far as a rating level, this was a toughie, as I was reading through it, that bounced everywhere from low 2-star to low The good, the bad and the ugly - the book's style, and attitude, not just the contents S. J. Snyder As far as a rating level, this was a toughie, as I was reading through it, that bounced everywhere from low 2-star to low 4-star in my mind.There's several things to like - beyond a psychologist who is also a career soldier putting the reader inside the military lingo and the "fog of war" mind - about this book.On major thing is James' airing the question as to whether or not the "terrorist mindset" should be classified as a new category of mental illness. He uses Tim McVeigh as a reference, noting that, by all current classifications, McVeigh was "normal."His describing his own PTSD symptoms, plus his "professional. -star in my mind.There's several things to like - beyond a psychologist who is also a career soldier putting the reader inside the military lingo and the "fog of war" mind - about this book.On major thing is James' airing the question as to whether or not the "terrorist mindset" should be classified as a new category of mental illness. He uses Tim McVeigh as a reference, noting that, by all current classifications, McVeigh was "normal."His describing his own PTSD symptoms, plus his "professional

Through Colonel James's own experience on the ground, readers will see the tightrope military personnel must walk while fighting in the still new battlefield of the war on terror, the challenge of serving as both a doctor/healer and combatant soldier, and what can-and must-be done to ensure that interrogations are safe, moral, and effective.At the same time, Colonel James also debunks many of the false stories and media myths surrounding the actions of American soldiers at both Abu Ghraib and GuantanamoBay, and he reveals shining examples of our men and women in uniform striving to serve with honor and integrity in the face of extreme hardship and danger.An intense and insightful personal narrative, Fixing Hell shows us an essential perspective on Abu Ghraib that we've never seen before.. Army dispatched Colonel Larry James to Abu Ghraib with an overwhelming assignment: to dissect this catastrophe, fix it, and prevent it from being repeated.A veteran of deployments to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and a nationally well-known and respected Army psychologist, Colonel James's expertise m

A Colonel in the U.S. . James was awarded a Bronze Star for distinguished service in Iraq. Army, Dr. He is the Chair of the Psychology Department at TriplerArmyMedicalCenter in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is the former Chair of the Department of Psychology at WalterReedArmyMedicalCenter

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