Sunday, March 6, 2011

Obscenity and Sadism Galore : CIA's formula to "learned helplessness"

In a 19-page document, entitled “Background Paper on CIA’s Combined Use of Interrogation Techniques and dated Dec. 30, 2004, the CIA describes the process they refer to as providing an "effective interrogation" methodology. It includes repeated references to keeping captives naked as part of the strategy for" breaking down their resistance."

Below, link to an article by Robert Parry published on March 4, 2011 (originally published September 12, 2009)

(Robert Parry broke many of the Iran-Contra stories in the 1980s for the Associated Press and Newsweek. He founded in 1995 as the Internet's first investigative magazine.

Bush's Interrogators Stressed Nudity

"The CIA shared with George W. Bush’s Justice Department the details of how an interrogation strategy – with an emphasis on forced nudity and physical abuse – could train prisoners in “learned helplessness” and demonstrate “the complete control of Americans.”

Full article HERE: