After Hours

Frank, Tom
October 2004
New Republic;10/25/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 17, p38
Offers a discussion on chains of command and the abuse of Iraqi prisoners by U.S. soldiers at Abu Ghraib prison. Comparison to factories in which employees understand that they are to work more hours than legally allowed if they wish to make their supervisors happy; Statement that Abu Ghraib had two main phases: organized lawlessness and the subsequent investigation; Role of James Schlesinger in the investigation of the abuses at Abu Ghraib.


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