"[160] Similarly, Republican McCain agreed with Democrat Dianne Feinstein in remarks on the Senate floor that torture "stained our national honor" and did "much harm and little practical good. The memos, known today as the torture memos,[169][198] advocate enhanced interrogation techniques, while pointing out that avoiding the Geneva Conventions would reduce the possibility of prosecution under the US War Crimes Act of 1996 for actions taken in the War on Terror. General Counsel Mora and Navy Judge Advocate General Michael Lohr believed the detainee treatment to be unlawful, and campaigned among other top lawyers and officials in the Defense Department to investigate, and to provide clear standards prohibiting coercive interrogation tactics. [12] But in the furor over the attacks on 9/11 American authorities cast aside scruples,[13] legally authorizing some forms of interrogation by torture under euphemisms such as "enhanced interrogation"[14] or "interrogation in depth"[15] to collect intelligence on Al Quaeda, starting in 2002. [46][47] In late 2001 and early 2002, interrogation under torture at secret sites was still ad hoc, not yet organized as a bureaucratic program, nor sanctioned under Justice Department legal cover. Lived and Died to Save Image", "9/11 Commission: Our investigation was obstructed", "Just Following Orders? "They took good knowledge and used it in a bad way", another of the sources said. Becker claimed that he recommended the use of drugs due to rumors that another intelligence agency, name of which was redacted in the Senate report, had successfully used them in the past. [159] White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said whether information derived from CIA torture may have helped find Osama Bin Laden, President Obama believes "the use of these techniques was not worth it because of the harm that was done to our national values and the sense of what we believe in as Americans. [256] In February 2016, several leading U.S. presidential candidates openly argued for reintroducing torture. Sleep deprivation, exposure to white noise, and the use of drugs may greatly inhibit a detainee's ability to provide truthful and accurate information. It is unclear what happened to the secret facility after the 2013 transfer of the base to Afghan authorities following several postponements. [77] The CIA came to learn that Mitchell and Jessen's expertise in waterboarding was probably "misrepresented" and thus, there was no reason to believe it was medically safe or effective. Interrogators and BSCT members at Guantánamo adopted coercive techniques similar to those employed in the SERE program. With this technique, two officers will pretend to take opposing sides while interacting with a subject. [100], Common Article 3 remains the policy under the Obama administration, and not the balance of the Third Geneva Convention.[101]. [191][192] Law professor Dietmar Herz explained Nowak's comments by saying that under U.S. and international law former President Bush is criminally responsible for adopting torture as an interrogation tool.[191]. "[158] Obama Administration CIA director John Brennan said that it is "unknowable" whether brutality helped or hindered in the collection of useful intelligence. The report tells that the ICRC finds the detainees stories "largely credible, having put much stock in the fact that the story each detainee told about his transfer, treatment and conditions of confinement was basically consistent, even though they had been incommunicado with each other throughout their detention by us [the CIA]." In December 2007 it became known that the CIA had destroyed many videotapes recording the interrogation of prisoners. "[251], There is no statute of limitations for war crimes in international law. Prison", "Interview with John Yoo: The Torture Question", "Ex-Terror Detainee says U.S. Massachusetts senator Edward Kennedy described Bush's veto as "one of the most shameful acts of his presidency". Massachusetts senator Edward Kennedyd… According to ABC News,[102] former and current CIA officials have come forward to reveal details of interrogation techniques authorized in the CIA. Law and Human Behavior, 34, 39-40.http://www.springerlink.com/content/t34qg4072g224g15/. War Crimes are punishable under U.S. Code as well as the U.S. Code of Military Justice. [124], It was not known publicly until 2008 that Yoo wrote another legal opinion, dated March 14, 2003, which he issued to the General Counsel of DOD, five days before the invasion of Iraq started. ': Effects of Training on Judgments of Truth and Deception in the Interrogation room". interrogation zone n — Ansprechbereich m. interrogation point n — Fragezeichen nt. "[49], In April 2002 the CIA had captured its first important prisoner, Abu Zubaydah, who was transferred to a CIA black site and at the suggestion of psychologist James Mitchell the CIA embarked on interrogation methods which included sleep deprivation using bright lights and loud music—still prior to any legal authorization from the US Justice Department. ", "BBC News – 'Vomiting and screaming' in destroyed waterboarding tapes", "No Criminal Charges Sought Over C.I.A. A Senate Intelligence Committee found photos of a waterboard surrounded by buckets of water at the Salt Pit prison, where the CIA had claimed that waterboarding was never used. [243], However, neither US domestic nor international prosecution of high-ranking officials is likely. [230], On December 14, 2005, the Detainee Treatment Act was passed into law, setting the Army policy as standard for all agencies and prohibiting "cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment."[231]. It was abusive and uncalled for. He attempted to obtain confessions and convictions regardless of the consequences, a philosophy shared at Guantánamo Bay. "[11], After the revelation of CIA sponsored torture in the 1970s and the subsequent outcry, the CIA largely stopped its own interrogations under torture and throughout the 1980s and 1990s "outsourced" such interrogation through renditions of prisoners to third world allies, often called torture-by-proxy. The techniques are indistinguishable. Tortured Him", "The Suppressed Facts: Death by U.S. [13] Several detainees endured medically unnecessary[14] "rectal rehydration", "rectal fluid resuscitation", and "rectal feeding". interrogation system Abfragesystem {n} interrogation technique Verhörtechnik {f} interrogation terminal Abfragestation {f} interrogation trick Verhörtrick {m} police interrogation Polizeiverhör {n} (POW) interrogation officer Vernehmungsoffizier {m} enhanced interrogation techniques {pl} [euphem. "[76][77][79] Associates of Mitchell and Jessen were skeptical of their methods and believed they did not possess any data about the impact of SERE training on the human psyche. A civilian contractor who had spent years training U.S. military members to resist interrogation should they be captured, Mitchell, aware of the urgent need to prevent impending catastrophic attacks, worked with the CIA to implement "enhanced interrogation techniques"--which included waterboarding. [6] But after the 13th Century many European states such as Germany, Italy, and Spain began to return to physical abuse for religious inquisition, and for secular investigations. [143][144] In an article on the euphemisms invented by the media that also criticized NPR, Glenn Greenwald discussed the enabling "corruption of American journalism": This active media complicity in concealing that our Government created a systematic torture regime, by refusing ever to say so, is one of the principal reasons it was allowed to happen for so long. "[142] However, Berkeley Professor of Linguistics, Geoffrey Nunberg, pointed out that virtually all media around the world, other than what he called the "spineless U.S. media", call these techniques torture. [139] Slate magazine terms enhanced interrogation the "U.S. torture program."[140]. The Bush administration told the CIA in 2002 that its interrogators working abroad would not violate US prohibitions against torture unless they "have the specific intent to inflict severe pain or suffering", according to a previously secret US Justice Department memo released on July 24, 2008. Historian Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. considered the U.S. torture policy "the most dramatic, sustained, and radical challenge to the rule of law in American history. The CIA was unprepared as it began operating its Detention and Interrogation Program more than six months after being granted detention authorities. However, prosecutions in either the International Criminal Court, or in the courts of a particular nation invoking the doctrine of universal jurisdiction, are also regarded as unlikely. British legislation that applies to interrogation activities include: 1. The idea is to get the subject to trust the 'good cop' and provide him with the information they are looking for. Shaking: The interrogator forcefully grabs the front of the prisoner's shirt and shakes him or her. [169], Jordan Paust concurred by responding to Mukasey's refusal to investigate and/or prosecute anyone that relied on these legal opinions, it is legally and morally impossible for any member of the executive branch to be acting lawfully or within the scope of his or her authority while following OLC opinions that are manifestly inconsistent with or violative of the law. These principles and techniques of interrogation are to be used within the constraints established by the following: The […] The technique (which requires interrogators to watch the body language of suspects to detect deceit) has been criticized for being difficult to apply across cultures and eliciting false confessions from innocent people. Criminal behavior in this context may range from mishandling to abuse to torture. "[72], The authorized "enhanced interrogation" (the originator of this term is unknown, but it appears to be a calque of the German "verschärfte Vernehmung", meaning "intensified interrogation", used in 1937 by Gestapo chief Heinrich Müller[73]) was based on work done by James Elmer Mitchell and Bruce Jessen in the Air Force's Survival Evasion Resistance Escape (SERE) program. In it, he concluded that federal laws related to torture and other abuse did not apply to interrogators overseas – which at that time the administration applied to Guantanamo as well as locations such as Iraq. The CIA marginalized and ignored numerous internal critiques, criticisms, and objections concerning the operation and management of the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program. [206], A less redacted version of the August 1, 2002, memo signed by Assistant Attorney General Jay Bybee (regarding Abu Zubaydah) and four memos from 2005 signed by Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Steven G. Bradbury addressed to CIA and analysing the legality of various specific interrogation methods, including waterboarding, were released by Barack Obama's administration on April 16, 2009. "[59][60] In 2010 Cheney said, "I was and remain a strong proponent of our enhanced interrogation program. That would directly threaten the UK's national security, Miliband had told the court. The FBI agents wrote in memorandums that were never meant to be disclosed publicly that they had seen female interrogators forcibly squeeze male prisoners' genitals, and that they had witnessed other detainees stripped and shackled low to the floor for many hours. The use of torture is explicitly prohibited. [64] Ms. Harman was the only congressional leader to object to the tactics being proposed. 3 No. [87] Mitchell and Jessen applied this idea to the interrogation of Abu Zubaydah. It involves stripping prisoners in front of other prisoners and forcing them to remain naked for long periods of time. British military personnel were found to have misused a number of techniques during the detention of suspects in Northern Ireland in the early 1970s. [265], On July 24, 2014, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Poland violated the European Convention on Human Rights when it cooperated with the US, allowing the CIA to hold and torture Abu Zubaydah and Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri on its territory in 2002–2003. [73] Sullivan reports that in 1948 Norway prosecuted German officials for what trial documents termed "Verschärfte Vernehmung" including subjection to cold water, and repeated beatings. It should be noted that attempting to increase a subject's suggestibility through these methods may violate local and national laws concerning the treatment of detainees, and in some areas may be considered torture. 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Bush administration controversies, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from June 2015, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Abdomen strikes: A hard, open-handed slap is dealt to the prisoner's. [96], However, the Bush administration's February 2002 memorandum had, in fact, stated that only al-Qaeda detainees were not covered by the Geneva Conventions. General Mukasey, just following orders is no defense! [88], Internal FBI memos and press reports have pointed to SERE training as the basis for some of the harshest techniques authorised for use on detainees by the Pentagon in 2002 and 2003. "[41] The court ordered the government of Poland to pay restitution to men who had been tortured there.[227]. We don't do torture."[128]. However, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have accused officers of the British Intelligence and Security Services of being at least complicit in the extraction of information from subjects under torture by second parties. Military Interrogations: Torture, Hyprocrisy Pre-Date 9/11 Jeff … U.S. Air Force General Jack L. Rives (Deputy Judge Advocate General) advised a U.S. government task force that many of the extreme methods of interrogation would leave service personnel open to legal sanction in the U.S. and foreign countries. Alaska,[21] Illinois,[22] Maine,[23] Minnesota,[21] and Wisconsin[24] are the only states to require taped interrogation. Kassin, Saul; Fong, Christina (1999). [213] These memoranda were publicly released by the Obama Administration on April 16, 2009. 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The U.S. military’s top lawyers were warning that “enhanced interrogation techniques” were legally questionable, likely ineffectual and could expose American troops to criminal prosecution. pp. Techniques > Interrogation. "[186][187][188][189], Shortly before the end of Bush's second term, news media in other countries were opining that under the United Nations Convention Against Torture, the U.S. is obligated to hold those responsible to account under criminal law. [248] Legal analysts such as Eric Posner and Andrew Napolitano have said that prosecutions would create a precedent putting Obama administration officials at risk of politically motivated prosecutions by their successors. In the United States, there is no law or regulation that forbids the interrogator from lying about the strength of their case, from making misleading statements or from implying that the interviewee has already been implicated in the crime by someone else. The memorandum lists intelligence related to the following topics: The Karachi Plot, The Heathrow Plot, The "Second Wave", The Guraba Cell, Issa al-Hindi, Abu Talha al-Pakistani, Hambali's Capture, Jafaar al-Tayyar, Dirty Bomb Plot, Shoe bomber, and Sh(a)kai (Pakistan). [152][153], The three former CIA directors George Tenet, Porter Goss, and Michael Hayden, who had supervised the program during their tenure, objected to the Senate Report in a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece, calling it poorly done and partisan. "That's not professional interrogation. 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The steadfast, ongoing refusal of our leading media institutions to refer to what the Bush administration did as "torture" – even in the face of more than 100 detainee deaths; the use of that term by a leading Bush official to describe what was done at Guantanamo; and the fact that media outlets frequently use the word "torture" to describe exactly the same methods when used by other countries – reveals much about how the modern journalist thinks. 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Methods used to increase suggestibility may include moderate sleep deprivation, exposure to constant white noise, and using GABAergic drugs such as sodium amytal or sodium thiopental. 499–516. [255] The Center has filed a grievance with the United Nations for Canada's failure to enforce the Convention Against Torture, on which action is pending. ABC stated further that the last use of waterboarding was in 2003. Following the September 11 attacks in 2001, several memoranda analyzing the legality of various interrogation methods[197] were written by John Yoo from the Office of Legal Counsel. Torture Program, Report Says", "Gitmo interrogations spark battle over tactics", "Memorandum for Inspector General, Department of the Navy. According to Karpinski, the handwritten signature was above his printed name and in the same handwriting in the margin was written, "Make sure this is accomplished. 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[18], The administration of President Obama in 2009 prohibited so-called enhanced interrogation, and as of this writing (March 2012) there is no longer a nation which openly admits to deliberate abuse of prisoners for purposes of interrogation.[19]. 's Torture Program Looked Like to the Tortured", "Psychologie, ,weiße Folter' und die Verantwortlichkeit von Wissenschaftlern", "Psychology, 'White Torture' and the Responsibility of Scientists", "CIA Torture Report: The Most Stunning Findings", "John Yoo: If the Torture Report Is True, CIA Officers Are at Legal Risk - The Atlantic", "Top takeaways from the CIA torture report - CNNPolitics.com", "Newly released CIA files expose grim details of agency interrogation program", "The suppressed fact: Deaths by U.S. torture - Salon.com", "Senate report: Interrogation methods 'far worse' than CIA acknowledged", "Senate Torture Report Faults CIA for Brutality and Deceit", "C.I.A. Police interrogations in Canada typically rely in part or entirely on the Reid technique. Sahito, F. H., Interrogational Neuroimaging: The Missing Element in Counter-Terrorism. Because the danger remains, we need to ensure our intelligence officials have all the tools they need to stop the terrorists", Bush said in his weekly radio address. [73] Sullivan concludes: The very phrase used by the president to describe torture-that-isn't-somehow-torture – "enhanced interrogation techniques" – is a term originally coined by the Nazis. [12] Some of these techniques fall under the category known as "white torture". High Risk Interrogation: Using the "Mr. Big" technique to elicit confessions. [71][74][77] In fact, all of the tactics listed above would later be reported in the International Committee of the Red Cross Report on Fourteen High Value Detainees in CIA Custody as having been used on Abu Zubaydah. The CIA's operation and management of the program complicated, and in some cases impeded, the national security missions of other. Smith, S. M., Stinson, V., & Patry, M. W. (2010). [20] "Electronic recording" describes the process of recording interrogations from start to finish. [67] Upon learning details of the program, Zelikow wrote a memo to Rice contesting the Justice Department's Torture Memos, believing them wrong both legally and as a matter of policy. "In its pursuit of torturers across the globe for the past forty years," writer Alfred McCoy notes, "Amnesty International has been, in a certain sense, following the trail of CIA programs. Report... is a record of interviews with black site detainees, conducted between October 6 and 11 and December 4 and 14, 2006, after their transfer to Guantánamo. [174], A bipartisan Senate Armed Services Committee report,[107] released in part in December 2008 and in full in April 2009, concluded that the legal authorization of "enhanced interrogation techniques" led directly to the abuse and killings of prisoners in US military facilities at Abu Ghraib, Bagram, and elsewhere. The CIA has actively avoided or impeded congressional oversight of the program. Officials including Justice Department lawyer John Yoo recommended classifying them as "detainees" outside the protection of the Geneva Conventions or any other domestic or military law, and incarcerating them in special prisons instead of the barracks-like "prisoner-of-war camp you saw in Hogan's Heroes or Stalag 17. 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[247] In an interview, Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor under Obama, commented on the difficult political problems that torture prosecutions would have created, both in distracting from the administration's response to the Great Recession and potentially alienating the president from his own agencies. Tapes", "No Charges in Case of Destroyed CIA Interrogation Tapes, Justice Official Says", "PM – UN special rapporteur says waterboarding is torture", "Congress presses interrogation issue with administration officials", "U.N. [266][267], On May 31, 2018, the ECHR ruled that Romania and Lithuania also violated the rights of Abu Zubaydah and Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri in 2003–2005 and in 2005–2006 respectively, and Lithuania and Romania were ordered to pay 100,000 euros in damages each to Abu Zubaydah and Abd al-Nashiri. That detainees be treated as prisoners of war international prosecution of high-ranking officials is likely Jeff … Interrogation/Torture. 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