This manual, the infamous KUBARK Counterintelligence Interrogation, dated July , is the source of much of the material in the second manual. KUBARK. Its purpose is to provide guidelines for KUBARK interrogation, and particularly the counterintelligence interrogation of resistant sources. This page report, classified Secret, was drafted in July as a comprehensive guide for training interrogators in the art of obtaining.

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Return to Book Page. The School of the Americas: The examination of his bona fidesaccordingly, is often less searching. He may tend to curtail or drop the usual inquiries about the subject’s well-being with which he opened earlier sessions. The search of the pertinent scientific interrohation disclosed no reports of studies based on common denominator traits of successful interrogators or any other controlled inquiries that would invest these lists with any objective validity.

Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. Heightened Suggestibility and Hypnosis J.

It’s a little bit down on that page, and don’t be surprised that every footer and header counterintelligecne secret crossed out, and that page to page has words, paragraphs or entire sections that are still redacted. What’s the true story? Interrogation sessions with a resistant source who is under detention should not be held on an unvarying schedule.

So, too, are using hypnosis and drugs to extract information. However, the 5 percent of the noncollaborator sample who resisted actively – who were either decorated by the Army or considered to be ‘reactionaries’ by the Chinese – differed from the remaining group in precisely the same direction as the collaborator group and could coynterintelligence be distinguished from this group on any variable except age; the resisters were older than the collaborators.


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The handling and questioning of defectors are subject to the provisions of [one or two words deleted] Directive No. If statements rest on assumptions, the facts upon which the conclusions are based are necessary to evaluation. He often carries around shiny coins, keepsakes, a bunch of keys, and other objects having for himself an actual or symbolic value. Before interrogation starts, the amount of interroogation probably required and probably available to both interrogator and interrogatee should be calculated.

Manipulative techniques – still keyed to the individual but brought to bear upon him from outside himself – then become necessary.

U.S. Army and CIA interrogation manuals

The Interrogation Plan C. Moreover, emotional-psychological schematizations sometimes present atypical extremes rather than the kinds of people commonly encountered by interrogators. Time spent, after the interrogation ends, in fortifying the source’s sense of acceptance in the interrogator’s world may be only a fraction of the time required to bottle up his attempts to gain revenge. The Haunted Mixtape of the Vietnam War.

In brief, the techniques that follow should match the personality of the individual counterintelligenxe, and their effectiveness is intensified by good timing and rapid exploitation of the moment of shock. Instead, the manuals provide detailed techniques for infiltrating social movements, interrogating suspects, surveillance, maintaining military secrecy, recruiting and retaining spies, and controlling the population.

But the successful establishment of rapport will tend to eliminate innocent blocks, or at least to keep them to a minimum.

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Although the interroyation of torture the CIA devised through more than a decade of trial and error may not inflict physical pain, it can still do some real damage. It is plainly true that the interrogation source cannot be understood in a vacuum, isolated from social context.

As an interrogatee the schizoid character is likely to lie readily to win approval. It is a protective defense mechanism. Embed Download An arrow pointing down Download. If he succumbs to it, and becomes engaged in counterintdlligence battle of wits, he may not be able to accomplish the task at hand. The interrogator should reserve his fire-power until he knows what he is up against.


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They tend to think things through logically and to act deliberately. An interrogatee who is withholding items of no grave consequence to himself may sometimes be persuaded to talk by the simple tactic of pointing out that to date all of the information about his case has come from persons other than himself.

It is true that American psychologists have devoted somewhat more attention to Communist interrogation techniques, particularly “brainwashing”, than to U. And for interrogation purposes the ways in which he differs from the abstract type may be more significant than the ways in which he conforms. Sometimes his sense of superiority is interwoven with a kind of magical thinking that counterintelligehce all sorts of superstitions and fantasies about controlling his environment.

The interrogator should make a mental note of the topic that caused such a reaction. Playing upon his vanity, especially by praising his courage, will usually be a successful tactic if employed skillfully.

The interrogation of a resistant source who is a staff or agent member of an Orbit intelligence or security service or of a clandestine Communist organization is one of the most exacting of professional tasks. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires. He is often accident-prone.