See some of the most unbelievable pages from the Cold War-era CIA torture manual known as the KUBARK handbook. Essential Guide to Interrogation and Torture: CIA KUBARK Counterintelligence Interrogation Manual, Human Resource Exploitation Training Manual, Art and. In , the CIA distributed a novella-length manual on torture. A supplement to the KUBARK manual, the Human Resource Exploitation.

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Declassified Army and CIA Manuals – Latin America Working Group

It is frequently said that the interrogator should be “a good cia-kubark-tortuee of human nature. This could be by convincing him that he has been compromised by the guerillas. Sectionthe material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. The Washington Post ]. A User’s Guide to Torture? A number of studies of interrogation discuss qualities said to be desirable in an interrogator.

During this time, the international communist Ernesto Che Guevara appeared in Guatemala. BACK in the thick of the heavy, dark days of the Vietnam War, the CIA conducted a survey of the existing literature it had on torture, all of the studies carried cia-kubark-tortuge by reckless psychologists in the 50s, wisdom accrued from police beatings of suspects in interrogations, the effects of isolation, everything the most powerful clandestine service knew about torture and cia-kubari-torture it into what amounted to a field manual on how to best extract information from unwilling informants.

They can coa-kubark-torture to use bribes or place informants in key areas to counteract government action.

The manual advises an interrogator to “manipulate the subject’s environment, to create unpleasant or intolerable situations. All analyses of the defector-refugee flow have shown that the Orbit services are well-aware of the advantages offered by this channel as a means of planting their agents in target countries.


CIA, KUBARK Counterintelligence Interrogation Manual

Every interrogator knows that a real understanding of the individual is worth far more than a thorough knowledge of this or that pigeon-hole to which he has been consigned. Cia-khbark-torture is done by the civilian ciz-kubark-torture agency and includes the distribution of rationing cards, work permits, travel permits and permits for crossing borders Increase in propaganda activities in a particular area.

Practices like starvation, keeping inmates in small, windowless cells with unchanging artificial light and forcing inmates to sit or stand in uncomfortable positions stress positions for long periods of time have been decried or banned outright by the United States government. The Nature of Counterintelligence Interrogation B.

Firing ports in the outside wall of the facility. The interrogation of a resistant source who is a staff or agent member of an Orbit intelligence or security service or of a clandestine Communist organization is one of the most exacting of professional tasks.

Has the cia-kuhark-torture of the threat been matched to that of the interrogatee? Swindlers and fabricators are usually interrogated for prophylactic reasons, not for counterintelligence information. Preliminary assessment of motivation including political orientationreliability, and capability as observer and reporter.

The Washington Post ] manual, methods for breaking detainees are based generally on psychology. Visits of strangers to towns, cities, etc.

They usually maintain a variety of files that can be a useful source of information. So simple a matter as greeting an interrogatee by his name at the opening of the session establishes in his mind the comforting awareness cia-kubark-torhure he is considered cia-jubark-torture a person, not a squeezable sponge. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc.


The skilled interrogator can save a great deal of time by understanding the emotional needs of the interrogates.

The CIA’s Torture Manual In Its Entirety, Part I | Stuff You Should Know

Threats and Fear G. EXCERPTS The following collection of excerpts does kanual contain all the objectionable passages within the manuals, but rather offers a sampling of them. Perhaps the most persistent and nefarious aspect of the manuals is the lack of distinction between legitimate political and civic opposition and armed rebellion. The handling and questioning of defectors are subject to the provisions of [one or two words deleted] Directive No.

See Inside The Declassified C.I.A. Torture Manual From The Cold War

Throughout the eleven hundred pages of the manuals, there are few mentions of democracy, human rights, or the rule of law. A high level of desertions among the paramilitary forces in the host country. If so, have all field personnel in the interrogator’s direct chain of command been notified?

The following collection of excerpts does not contain all the objectionable passages within the manuals, but rather offers a sampling of them. Cia-kubark-tortude other interrogation aides, a scheme of categories is cia-kubakr-torture only if recognized for what it is — a set of labels that facilitate communication but are not the same as the persons thus labelled.

The Structure of the Interrogation 1.