North Korean nuclear scientist poisons himself after China sends him back, report says
A North Korean nuclear scientist who defected from the Hermit Kingdom reportedly committed suicide inside his prison cell after he was forcibly returned by China.
Cops Are Abandoning Their Favorite Interrogation Technique Because It Doesn't Work
Claustrophobic rooms and the presumption of guilt have been accepted practice for decades—and a staple of shows like 'Law and Order.' But actual cops are changing their ways.
A Law Professor Explains Why You Should Never Talk to Police
James Duane says you shouldn't say anything to a cop for any reason, you shouldn't plead the Fifth, and you shouldn't stay silent. So what should you do?
A ‘Memory Hacker’ Explains How to Plant False Memories in People’s Minds
Scientist Julia Shaw explains false police confessions (and reports of alien abductions).
Why Police Interrogations Lead to So Many False Confessions
'Making a Murderer' subject Brenden Dassey's confession, which a judge ruled was unlawfully coerced, demonstrates the sometimes dishonest lengths interrogators will go to to extract admissions of guilt.
What It Was Like to Be an Abu Ghraib Interrogator
An excerpt from Consequence, a new memoir from a former interrogator about torture and its aftermath.
Uncovering the Secret Locations Where the US Government Illegally Interrogates Its Captives
A conversation with the authors behind a new book about the covert "extraordinary rendition" system operated by the United States in the years after the September 11 attacks.
An Apology to Every Single American (Excerpt from VICE News' Interview with Michael Morell)
In this excerpt, former Deputy Director of the CIA Michael Morell admits that the intelligence the CIA produced about Saddam Hussein’s nuclear intentions, which paved the way to war, was flawed.
Was the Senate Torture Report Biased? (Extra Scene from VICE News' Interview with Michael Morell)
In this extra scene, former Deputy Director of the CIA Michael Morell discusses the Senate’s 500-page torture report, and how they might have got things wrong.
VICE News Interviews the CIA’s Former Deputy Director Michael Morell
Former Deputy Director of the CIA Michael Morell sat down with VICE News for a candid discussion about the Iraq war and the CIA’s "enhanced interrogation" program.
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A Former CIA Official Apologizes to 'Every American' For Iraq Intelligence Failures
Former CIA deputy director Michael Morell admits the intelligence on Iraq's supposed WMD was bad — but he stands by the agency's so-called 'enhanced interrogation' methods.
The CIA’s Former Deputy Director Speaks: The VICE News Interview (Trailer)
Coming soon: Former Deputy Director of the CIA Michael Morell sat down with VICE News for a candid discussion about the Iraq war and the CIA’s enhanced interrogation program.