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Surprise Torture

John W. Schiemann

in Does Torture Work?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190262365
eISBN:
9780190262396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262365.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter is the first of four examining the RIT model’s equilibria and is devoted to an equilibrium occurring under objective questioning only: valuable information, surprise torture. In this ... More


Ambiguous Information and False Confirmation

John W. Schiemann

in Does Torture Work?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190262365
eISBN:
9780190262396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262365.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter discusses two equilibria occurring under leading questioning only: the ambiguous information – selective torture equilibrium and the false confirmation – selective torture equilibrium. ... More


Valuable Information, Selective Torture

John W. Schiemann

in Does Torture Work?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190262365
eISBN:
9780190262396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262365.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

In the valuable information – selective torture equilibrium occurring under both questioning types, the Cooperative Detainee provides information satisfying the Interrogator, who therefore does not ... More


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