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Bad Science and "Folk Psychology" Guided CIA Torture Techniques

Bad Science and "Folk Psychology" Guided CIA Torture Techniques

Yesterday the Senate Intelligence Committee released a scathing report on CIA interrogations conducted in the wake of September 11. The committee concluded that the CIA misrepresented so-called "enhanced interrogation techniques" like waterboarding as far less brutal and far more effective than they actually were.

December 10, 2014 — Joshua A. Krisch