Using science to improve the practice of interrogation
August 25, 2017
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(THE CONVERSATION) The release of the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation program documents the use of so-called enhanced interrogation techniques (EITs) against terrorism suspects detained by the agency.
The report concludes that the CIA program was more widespread and egregious than the American public – and Congressional oversight committees – had been led to believe. Not surprisingly, key findings in the report...