Cia Memo Details Procedures For Breaking Detainees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sleep deprivation, "insult slaps," water dousing and "walling," or slamming a detainee's head against a wall, were techniques used by CIA interrogators to break high-value detainees, according to an agency memo.

RELATED ARTICLES
  • Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Bomb Suspect, Was on Watch Lists
    The F.B.I. and the C.I.A. separately had Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the suspect who died last week, listed in government databases in 2011, though they cleared him of extremist links. More
  • 'Underwear bomber' was working for the CIA
    A would-be "underwear bomber" involved in a plot to attack a US-based jet was in fact working as an undercover informer with Saudi intelligence and the CIA, it has emerged. The revelation is the latest twist in an increasingly bizarre story about the disruption of an apparent attempt by al-Qaida to strike at a high-profile American target using a sophisticated device hidden in the clothing of an attacker. More
  • Petraeus making first speech since leaving CIA
    Former CIA director David Petraeus is making his first public speech since resigning in November over an extramarital affair. The former four-star general is scheduled to speak Tuesday night at a University of Southern California event honoring the military. More
  • Senate confirms John Brennan as new CIA director
    The Senate on Thursday confirmed John Brennan as the Obama administration's next Central Intelligence Agency director, overcoming concerns expressed by Republicans and some Democrats about the administration's use of lethal drone strikes. More
  • White House turns over secret memos on targeting terrorism suspects to Congress
    The White House has agreed to give lawmakers access to the complete set of secret Justice Department memos on the targeted killing of terrorism suspects overseas, documents that the Obama administration had previously refused to share. More
BING NEWS:
  • Hard Measures: Ex-CIA head defends post-9/11 tactics
    The CIA "torture memo" The man who ran the interrogation program was Jose ... So we started to talk about an alternative set of interrogation procedures. Lesley Stahl: So you're the one who went ...
    04/28/2019 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • JFK files: Controversy surrounding CIA counterspy chief fed assassination conspiracies
    "Don't answer his initial request any sooner than necessary," said a May 31, 1979, internal CIA memo about a Freedom of Information ... "As more and more of the details of his thirty-year-old spy ...
    11/13/2017 - 2:53 pm | View Link
  • JFK files: CIA started to disavow knowledge of Lee Harvey Oswald within hours of killing
    18, 1975, CIA memo on Oswald was released as a Senate committee led by Sen. Frank Church, D-Idaho, investigated abuses by the CIA, FBI and other intelligence agencies. Details about the ... be ...
    11/6/2017 - 2:14 am | View Link
  • Redaction Art: How Secrets Are Made Visible
    In Negative Publicity, which is published by Aperture and Magnum Foundation, Weizman notes in the afterword, “What we see is not torture, or detention; we see the attempt to mask these procedures ...
    03/5/2016 - 1:37 am | View Link
  • CIA memo details procedures for breaking detainees
    “The goal of interrogation is to create a state of learned helplessness and dependence conducive to the collection of intelligence,” the memo, outlining procedures for handling captured al-Qaeda ...
    08/26/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More

 

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Politics News