Thursday, July 03, 2008

False Confessions

What makes this document doubly stunning is that these were techniques to get false confessions. People say we need intelligence, and we do. But we don't need false intelligence.

-- Senator Carl Levin, on a military interrogation class that was based on a 1957 Air Force study of how China obtained confessions, many of them false, from American prisoners, New York Times, 2 July 2008

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