Sunday, September 05, 2004

Medical Ethicists Get it Wrong

In late August, information was published  regarding the role of US medical personnel in the abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib.  At the time, I had not seen the article quoted below.  It is from BMC Medical Ethics, an open-access journal.  Reading it now, it seems to have been almost prescient.  Even so, I believe that the author made an error, when he concluded that international ethical principles superceed national interest.  Read the rest at The Rest of the Story