KUBARK Manual: A User’s Guide to Torture? – The KUBARK manual was written by the CIA in the s as a means of standardizing interrogation techniques. This manual cannot teach anyone how to be, or become, a good Its purpose is to provide guidelines for KUBARK interrogation, and. “An environment still more subject to control, such as water-tank or iron lung, is even more effective,” the KUBARK manual concludes.

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The consensus of research is that with respect to many kinds of judgments, at least some judges perform reliably better than chance He is not able to withstand very much pressure; he reacts to a challenge not by increasing his efforts but rather by running away to avoid conflict.

Tasking the subject’s side against kubarrk enemies serves the same purpose, and such comments as “That was unfair; they had no right to treat you that way” will aid rapport and stimulate further revelations.

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It is also essential that the interrogatee know or suspect that the witness may be in possession of the incriminating information. For example, the question “Do you know anything oubark Plant X? But this is much more serious. He has no real attachments to others, although he may attach symbolic and private meanings or values to other people.


The person cast in the informer’s role may have been let out a back door at the beginning of these proceedings; or if cooperative, he may continue his role. There is nothing mysterious about interrogation.

Here too the importance of understanding the interrogatee is evident; the right rationalization must be an excuse or reason that is tailored to the source’s personality. This principle also affects the decision to employ coercive techniques and governs the choice of these methods. If these two steps have been taken, it becomes very important to clinch the new tractability by means of conversion. In fact, it is likely to be a failure, and the interrogator should not be dissuaded from the effort to establish rapport by an inward conviction that no man in his right mind would incriminate himself by providing the kind of information that is sought.

In this small world of two inhabitants a clash of personalities — as distinct from a conflict of purposes — assumes exaggerated force, like a tornado in a wind-tunnel.


The real world seems to him empty and meaningless, in contrast with the mysteriously significant world that he has made. The Human Resource Exploitation Manual — was first publicized as the result of an investigative report into the human rights abuses in Honduras. An estimate of whether the interrogatee will be cooperative or recalcitrant is essential to planning because very different methods are used in dealing with these two types.

Would you care to tell me your side of the story? Persons suffering from severe mental illness will show major distortions, delusions, or hallucinations and will usually give bizarre explanations for their behavior.

As an adult he kbuark to seek substitute parents who will care for him as his own, he feels, did not. The continuing manuwis, being interpersonal, is not reversible. Kubaro contrast to their earlier demeanor, they are now relaxed and smiling. In actuality this something is a sense kubarj guilt, of the kind described above. If it is decided, much later in the interrogation, to confront the interrogatee with proof of lying, the following related advice about legal cross-examination may prove helpful.

The handling and questioning of defectors are subject to the provisions of [one or two words deleted] Directive No. The more the screener knows about the subject’s native area and cultural background, the less likely is he to disturb the subject by an incongruous remark.

Significant facts not produced during screening may be revealed. The examination of his bona fidesaccordingly, is often less searching. Two dangers are especially likely to appear during the reconnaissance. The purpose, then, is not to kubafk the reader how to be a good interrogator but rather to tell him what he must learn in order to become a good interrogator. This study is by no means confined to a resume and interpretation of psychological findings.

These preliminary tests are designed to supplement the technical examination of a walk-in’s documents, substantive questions about claimed homeland or occupation, and other standard inquiries.

He now begins to probe these areas. The second cause is that some sources are resistant “by nature” – i. His real purpose is to test the sincerity reliability, honor, etc. During the next interrogation session with the source, a part of the taped denunciation can be played back to him if necessary. Why didn’t you say so in the first place?


KUBARK Counterintelligence Interrogation

Patterns from the Past”. If the subject lies, he is informed firmly and dispassionately that he has lied.

Learn how your comment data is processed. If operational use is contemplated, recruitment may sometimes be effected through such queries as, “I wonder if you would be willing to undertake a dangerous mission. The proprietary interests of the host government will frequently dictate interrogation by a liaison service rather than by KUBARK.

The most significant single fact to be kept in mind when planning the interrogation of Soviet defectors is that a certain percentage of them have proven to be controlled agents; estimates of this percentage have ranged as high as [one or two words deleted] during a period of several years after The kind of person who cannot help personalizing, who becomes emotionally involved in the interrogation situation, may have chance and even spectacular successes as an interrogator but is almost certain to have a poor batting average.

Although extremely dependent and passive, he constantly demands that others take care of him and gratify kubsrk wishes. This is not to say that egotistic types should be allowed to bask at length in the warmth iubark individual recognition. If mnauais interrogatee lies persistently, an interrogator may report and dismiss him as a “pathological liar.

Suspicion against a single cellmate may sometimes be broken down if he shows the source a hidden microphone that he has “found” and suggests that they talk only in whispers at the other end of the room. Therefore it is wrong to open a counterintelligence interrogation experimentally, intending to abandon unfruitful approaches one by one until a sound method is discovered by chance.

The interrogation room affords ideal conditions for photographing the interrogatee without his knowledge by concealing a camera behind a picture or elsewhere. He is often accident-prone.

CIA, KUBARK Counterintelligence Interrogation Manual

Other psychological testing aids are best administered by a trained psychologist. Allowing an interrogatee to receive carefully selected letters from home can contribute to effects desired by the interrogator. Detention makes a number of tricks possible. Such a person has usually had a great deal of over-indulgence in early life.