During the invasion of Iraq, military prisoners and detainees were often hooded with empty sandbags to restrain them, and sometimes to humiliate and dehumanize them — most notoriously at Abu Ghraib prison. As Kev has his breakdown in the Iraqi house his team of Marines has just cleared, he’s accompanied in the room by a husband and wife, and his terp, Musa. The husband is bound and hooded.
Here’s what that might look like.
(Warning: some upsetting images are included here.)