Back in 1971 a Stanford psychologist wondered what would happen if you took student volunteers, made some prisoners and others guards, and put them in a prison setting. The experiment was cut short less than half way through. The lessons of the Stanford Prison Experiment apply to Abu Ghraib, Gitmo, and other places.
Er, make that, Bosnia. Wacky claim promoted in major media a year ago now shown to be … wacky.