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How We Outsourced CIA Torture And Why It Matters

Hunter Stuart    Hunter@huffingtonpost.com How We Outsourced CIA Torture And Why It Matters Posted: 12/16/2014 12:46 pm EST Updated: 12/16/2014 12:59 pm EST One big revelation in the explosive summary of the Senate report on CIA torture is just how … Continue reading

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Scathing report calls for war crimes inquiry into CIA health professionals

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 03:02 PM EST Scathing report calls for war crimes inquiry into CIA health professionals Physicians for Human Rights issues call for investigation one week after release of torture report Luke Brinker Scathing report calls for war … Continue reading

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Psychologist James Mitchell Admits He Waterboarded al Qaeda Suspects

Psychologist James Mitchell Admits He Waterboarded al Qaeda Suspects By Jason Leopold December 15, 2014 | 11:10 am The retired Air Force psychologist who for more than a decade has been identified as the “architect” of the CIA’s “enhanced interrogation” … Continue reading

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SSCI Report Reveals CIA Torture Program Originated in Same Department as MKULTRA

SSCI Report Reveals CIA Torture Program Originated in Same Department as MKULTRA By: Jeff Kaye Thursday December 11, 2014 12:47 am The release of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) executive summary(PDF) to their report, “Committee Study of the … Continue reading

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2 U.S. Architects of Harsh Tactics in 9/11’s Wake

2 U.S. Architects of Harsh Tactics in 9/11’s Wake By SCOTT SHANE Published: August 11, 2009 WASHINGTON — Jim Mitchell and Bruce Jessen were military retirees and psychologists, on the lookout for business opportunities. They found an excellent customer in … Continue reading

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Meet the Psychologists Who Helped the CIA Torture

Meet the Psychologists Who Helped the CIA Torture By Jesse Singal     Follow @jessesingal The Senate Intelligence Committee’s 500-page executive summary of its report on the CIA’s torture program offers some horrifying details about U.S. treatment of detainees captured in the … Continue reading

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Rorschach and Awe

VF.COM July 17, 2007 The War on Terror Rorschach and Awe America’s coercive interrogation methods were reverse-engineered by two C.I.A. psychologists who had spent their careers training U.S. soldiers to endure Communist-style torture techniques. The spread of these tactics was … Continue reading

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The Psychologists Who Taught the C.I.A. How to Torture (and Charged $180 Million)

3:36 PM, December 10 2014 The Psychologists Who Taught the C.I.A. How to Torture (and Charged $180 Million) By Katherine Eban LUKE RAZZA/GETTY IMAGES Former C.I.A. director George Tenet and former president George W. Bush, photographed at C.I.A. headquarters in … Continue reading

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CIA report: Who are the unlikely interrogators?

9 December 2014 Last updated at 19:36 ET CIA report: Who are the unlikely interrogators? Two psychologists hired by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to develop enhanced interrogation procedures lacked the relevant experience, a new report finds. The contractors had … Continue reading

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Findings, Conclusions and Areas of Dispute Between the SSCI Report, the Minority, and the CIA: Part Four

Hard National Security Choices Findings, Conclusions and Areas of Dispute Between the SSCI Report, the Minority, and the CIA: Part Four By Wells Bennett and Matt Danzer Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 4:25 PM In this post, we proceed with Lawfare’s ongoing, side-by-side … Continue reading

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