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CIA documents expose internal agency feud over psychologists leading interrogation program

[Translate] CIA documents expose internal agency feud over psychologists leading interrogation program By Greg Miller January 19 at 7:00 AM The CIA flag is displayed on stage during a 2015 conference on national security in Washington. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Newly released … Continue reading

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If Trump wants waterboarding, this could be why

[Translate] If Trump wants waterboarding, this could be why patterns of thought Most interrogators say controversial techniques like waterboarding are ineffective and counterproductive. But a small cadre of experts is arguing that, in specific circumstances, they can get results. Anna … Continue reading

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Waterboarding, Results and National Morals

[Translate]   Waterboarding, Results and National Morals If waterboarding is so effective, why did it take 183 applications on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Thanks for reminding us how easy it is to rationalize evil.

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Bodies of evidence: psychologists and the CIA torture scandal

[Translate] Bodies of evidence: psychologists and the CIA torture scandal Antonio Melechi examines how enhanced interrogation techniques came to be introduced at War on Terror ‘black sites’ September 29, 2016 By Antonio Melechi Source: Getty/Alamy montage In the summer of … Continue reading

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Architect Of CIA’s Waterboarding Program And Fox & Friends Host Mislead About Torture

[Translate] Architect Of CIA’s Waterboarding Program And Fox & Friends Host Mislead About Torture Research ››› November 30, 2016 4:14 PM EST ››› NICK FERNANDEZ Fox host Brian Kilmeade praised waterboarding, claiming it “yield[ed] tremendous results,” during an error-filled interview … Continue reading

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Breakfast of Torturers: A Former CIA Psychologist Promotes His Memoir

[Translate] Breakfast of Torturers: A Former CIA Psychologist Promotes His Memoir Alex Emmons December 6 2016, 4:54 p.m. At a catered breakfast in downtown D.C. Tuesday, James Mitchell – a contract psychologist who served as an interrogator and central architect of … Continue reading

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Torture as normal work: The Bush Administration, the Central Intelligence Agency and ‘Enhanced Interrogation Techniques’

[Translate] Torture as normal work: The Bush Administration, the Central Intelligence Agency and ‘Enhanced Interrogation Techniques’

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Merchant of Doubt: Did the DEA Nab an International Weapons Dealer, or a CIA Asset Hung Out to Dry?

[Translate] Merchant of Doubt Animation: Richard Lehmann Did the DEA Nab an International Weapons Dealer, or a CIA Asset Hung Out to Dry? Trevor AaronsonMurtaza Hussain November 30 2016, 12:20 p.m. In the late evening of December 15, 2014, agents of … Continue reading

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Unmasked The CIA officially identifies the architects of its post-9/11 torture program

[Translate] Unmasked The CIA officially identifies the architects of its post-9/11 torture program The CIA officially identifies the architects of its post-9/11 torture program By Jason Leopold, Funmi Akinyode and Ky Henderson on Nov 7, 2016 For the first time … Continue reading

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Justifying Torture: CIA Psychologist’s Book Defends His Role

[Translate] Justifying Torture: CIA Psychologist’s Book Defends His Role James Mitchell says he’s haunted but has no regrets about waterboarding suspected terrorists. 11/28/2016 09:51 pm ET Jessica Schulberg Foreign Affairs Reporter, The Huffington Post Kevin Lamarque / Reuters WASHINGTON ― … Continue reading

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