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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. There is still no clear answer as to whether the CIA [...]

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Did CIA doctors perform torture research on detainees?

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Doctors and other health professionals working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) might have been illegally performing research on detainees after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, according to a new report issued by the advocacy group Physicians for Human Rights. If confirmed, the research would be in violation of the American Common Rule, [...]

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