CIA torture report

News

Here's How Conservatives Freaked Out Over the CIA Torture Report

In the week after the Senate released its report on the CIA's enhanced interrogation tactics, Dick Cheney and other neocons were spinning their wheels to defend the torture program.
Allie Conti
12.15.14
Internet

The First Novel Based on the CIA Torture Report Was Written by an Algorithm

What the auto-generated, 728-page fictional treatment of the CIA torture report can tell us that actual the document can't.
Brian Merchant
12.14.14
News

The Psychology of Torture

We talked to Stephen Soldz, founder of the Coalition for an Ethical Psychology, about the dark theories behind the CIA's enhanced interrogation tactics.
Jules Suzdaltsev
12.12.14
Science

The Scientists Trying to End Torture

A collection of research has been published to improve interrogation techniques and outline ethical best practices for the US government.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.12.14
politics

An Obviously Fake Guide to Building an H-Bomb Was Used to Legitimize Torture

How a satirical and obviously fake article from the 1970s was used to prop up the CIA's torture program.
Jason Koebler
12.12.14
News

What CIA Torture and Police Violence Have in Common

Both are form of state-sponsored violence, both are based around irrational fears, and both are proving incredibly hard to eradicate for good.
Michael Tracey
12.11.14
Power

The Psychology Profession Has Disowned the CIA's Two Torture Psychologists

But the association has been criticized for the role it may have played in the CIA's enhanced interrogation techniques.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.10.14
News

The Biggest Lies the CIA Told About Its Torture Program

Among the least surprising findings of the Senate's CIA torture report is that the agency lied about enhanced interrogation. A lot. To everyone.
CJ Ciaramella
12.10.14
Stuff

A Brief History of Rectal Feeding

Before the CIA made rectal feeding a method of torturing terror suspects, it was a reputable means for caring for the sick.
Dave Schilling
12.10.14
Power

Why Noise Torture Hurts

"Loud music" is the background track of the US war on terror. But how loud is loud enough?
Brian Anderson
12.10.14
CIA torture report

The Behavioral Tactics the CIA Could Have Used Instead of Torture

The Senate Intelligence Committee’s report reveals that the CIA ignored non-violent interrogation methods and went right for torture.
Jordan Pearson
12.10.14
politics

How 180 Hours Without Sleep Affects the Body

The CIA kept "detainees awake for up to 180 hours, usually standing or in stress positions," according to the Senate's blockbuster report.
Ben Richmond
12.10.14
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