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Interrogation, intelligence and security: Controversial British Techniques

Samantha Newbery

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091483
eISBN:
9781781708552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091483.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Interrogation, Intelligence and Security examines the origins and effects of a group of controversial interrogation techniques often described as torture, known as the ‘five techniques’. Focusing on ... More


POW Treatment and Interrogators

Elizabeth Grimm Arsenault

in How the Gloves Came Off: Lawyers, Policy Makers, and Norms in the Debate on Torture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231180788
eISBN:
9780231543255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180788.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

While the abuses committed by the interrogators were real, horrific, and deserving of punishment, this chapter shows how the interrogators were disproportionately blamed, as they lacked the access ... More


Guilty Minds

Anne C. Dailey

in Law and the Unconscious: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300188837
eISBN:
9780300190083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188837.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the puzzling question of why an otherwise rational person would voluntarily confess to a crime, knowing full well that the state will punish in return. Even more puzzling is the ... More


The Accountability Regime for Contractors during the Global War on Terrorism

Damien Van Puyvelde

in Outsourcing US Intelligence: Contractors and Government Accountability

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474450225
eISBN:
9781474465267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450225.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The post-9/11 trend toward intelligence outsourcing was accompanied by the emergence of a series of accountability problems. This chapter evaluates the accountability regime for contractors in the ... More


Afrikaner and Französen

Derek R. Mallett

in Hitler's Generals in America: Nazi POWs and Allied Military Intelligence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142517
eISBN:
9780813143064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142517.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 1 relates the Allied capture of the German general officers who were eventually held as prisoners of war in the United States. The chapter begins with the first large group of generals who ... More


The evolution of the long war

S.C. Aveyard

in No Solution: The Labour Government and the Northern Ireland Conflict, 1974-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096402
eISBN:
9781526120854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096402.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

After the ceasefire the Provisional IRA was in disarray and it struggled because of increased attrition by British security forces. In response, just as the Labour government adapted to the long haul ... More


The impact of the reoccurrence of the ‘five techniques’

Samantha Newbery

in Interrogation, intelligence and security: Controversial British Techniques

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091483
eISBN:
9781781708552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091483.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter begins by identifying the impact that the ‘five techniques’ had upon security in Iraq and upon the detainees who were exposed to them. This reoccurrence of the techniques led to changes ... More


Interrogation Medicine?

M. Gregg Bloche

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter first reviews existing knowledge about the involvement of psychologists, psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals in harsh, post-9/11 interrogation. It then turns to the ... More


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