All in a days work … The CIA Detention and Torture Report … Highlights from the first 3 pages

It is stunning to read the CIA Torture Report, Here are a few highlights from the fist few pages.

I am only including small parts of the text, but these words are from the report as written. New words, and phrases are very interesting indeed.

confining
a
detainee “Counterproductive” “Ineffective”;
and

in a
box
with
tlie
dimensions Coercive Interrogation Techniques
of a
coffin
was
an
approved
CIA
enhanced
interrogation Using Techniques Considered Torture;
technique.

“Learned helplessness” in this context was the theory that detainees might become passive and depressed in response to adverse or uncontrollable events, and would thus cooperate and provide information.

SERE-Based
Interrogation
Techniques

Immediate
Use of Nudity and Shackling with
Hands
Above the
Head;
Plan
Becomes
Template
for
Future
Detainees
Enhanced
Interrogation
Techniques

President
Bush
Publicly
Acknowledges the Existence
of
the
CIA’s
Detention
and
Interrogation
Program

“inhumane physical or
psychological techniques are
counterproductive
because they do not produce intelligence and
will
probably
result
in
false
answers.”^

experience using coercive forms of interrogation

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