God is Not Here: A Soldier's Struggle with Torture, Trauma, and the Moral Injuries of War
Released! 05/15/2015
God is Not Here: A Soldier's Struggle with Torture, Trauma, and the Moral Injuries of War
by Lieutenant Colonel Bill Russell Edmonds
Hardcover

God Is Not Here is a powerful and intimate look into torture and its effect on both the tortured and the torturer.

In May of 2005, the U.S. government finally acknowledged that the invasion of Iraq had spawned an insurgency. With that admission, training the Iraqi Forces suddenly became a strategic priority. Lt. Col. Bill Edmonds, then a Special Forces captain, was in the first group of "official" military advisors. He arrived in Mosul in the wake of Abu Ghr... read more