CIA, KUBARK Counterintelligence Interrogation Manual KUBARK–a CIA codename for itself–describes the qualifications of a successful. PDF | A careful reading of the KUBARK manual is essential for anyone involved in Anticipating modern-day interrogation guides such as CIA’s “KUBARK. Major documents in the history of American intelligence interrogation are included in this unique ebook compilation, including two famous manuals, the CIA.

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Usually the orderly-obstinate character kubar a history of active rebellion in childhood, of persistently doing the exact opposite of what he is told to do.

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A later section of this manual deals with the preliminary testing of bona fides. A User’s Guide to Torture? According to a declassified report prepared for the Senate intelligence committee, the manual was developed from notes of a CIA interrogation course in Honduras. The categories are based upon the fact that a person’s past is always reflected, however dimily, in his present ethics and behavior.

The report suggests forcing the detainee to stand ,anual attention for long periods of time. Many manul agents are walk-ins posing as escapees, refugees, or defectors in order to penetrate emigre groups, ODYOKE intelligence, or other targets assigned by hostile services. And a principal source of aid today is scientific findings. Accordingly, unless it is considered that the prospective interrogatee is cooperative and will remain so indefinitely, the first step in planning an interrogation is to determine how long the source can be held.


Interrogation of them is kubqrk inconclusive and, if prolonged, unrewarding. Find more books at transcend. If he has met severe frustrations in later childhood, he may be petulant, vengeful, and constantly demanding. The professional peddler with several IS contacts may prove an exception; but he will usually give the edge to a host security service because otherwise he cannot function with impunity.

Personality Categories C. Admissions of complicity are not, to kubafk CI service, ends in themselves but merely preludes to the acquisition of more information. They tend to think things through logically and to act deliberately. A newer book, largely a revision of the KUBARK manual, draws the same foundational conclusion — that psychological torment is paramount to physical abuse.

So, too, are using hypnosis and drugs to extract information. Manjal manuals in question have been referred to by various media sources as the “torture manuals”.

Interrogations conducted under compulsion or duress are especially likely to involve illegality and to entail damaging consequences for KUBARK.

There is nothing mysterious about interrogation. The New York Times ].

The threat to inflict pain, for example, can trigger fears more damaging than the immediate sensation of pain. If an interrogatee lies persistently, an interrogator may report and dismiss him as a “pathological liar. A-2 But the entire chapter on coercive techniques is still provided with some items crossed out.

Although it is often necessary to trick people into telling what we need to know, especially in CI interrogations, the initial question which the interrogator asks of himself should be, “How can I make him want to tell me what he knows? Heightened Suggestibility and Hypnosis J. This kind of source is almost constantly happy-go-lucky, impulsive, inconsistent, and undependable.


CIA, KUBARK Counterintelligence Interrogation Manual

Kuubark Categories B. Repatriates are sometimes interrogated, although other techniques are used more often. Other definitions have been included despite a common agreement about meaning if the significance is shaded by the context. The interrogator’s goal is to obtain useful information — facts about which the interrogatee presumably have acquired information.

Democracy, Intervention, and Human Rights. Although the brand 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.

Practices like starvation, keeping inmates in small, windowless cells with unchanging artificial light and forcing inmates to sit or stand in uncomfortable positions stress positions for long periods of time have been decried or banned outright by the United States government. His convictions that “something will turn up”, that “everything will work out all right”, is based on his need to avoid his own responsibility for events and depend upon a kindly fate.

The Nature of Counterintelligence Interrogation B.