22 Dec 2007...
American academics have been strongly criticized for collaborating with US military forces in the wars waged on Afghanistan and Iraq.
Some Harvard faculty members are concerned that the university's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy helped revise the counterinsurgency field manual, the New York Times reported.
Members of the American Psychological Association have also come under fire by anthropologists who rail against a Pentagon program that uses these social scientists in war zones.
Although the association has passed bans on participating in any form of torture, some psychologists argue that the association should forbid psychologists from even being at Guantanamo or in locations where secret CIA interrogations take place.