Want to know more about interrogation? Here are reports, studies, and other documents related to interrogation topics covered in the Museum’s exhibit.
HISTORIC VIEWS ON INTERROGATION METHODS
Letter to Colonel Benedict Arnold, 14 September 1775
Japanese Methods of Prisoner of War Interrogation, WWII
Research Report, Allied Translator and Interpreter Section, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, June 1, 1946
Sensory Deprivation and Overload
KUBARK Counterintelligence Interrogation, CIA, July 1963
This CIA report was written as a comprehensive guide for training interrogators in the art of obtaining intelligence from “resistant sources.”
Studies on Sensory Overload IV
Part 1. Purposes, General Methods and Results of Polygraphic Recordings, Tohoku University, Japan, March 31, 1973
How Reliable are Polygraphs?
“The Truth About Lie Detectors (aka Polygraph Tests),” American Psychological Association
The Polygraph and Lie Detection, National Academy of Sciences
The Polygraph and Lie Detection puts the polygraph itself to the test, reviewing and analyzing data about its use in criminal investigation, employment screening, and counter-intelligence.
RULES AND LAWS REGARDING TORTURE
REPORTS FROM THE HIGH-VALUE DETAINEE INTERROGATION GROUP (HIG)
The High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group (HIG) is a three-agency entity—FBI, CIA, and Department of Defense—established in 2009 that brings together intelligence professionals to conduct interrogations that strengthen national security and are consistent with the rule of law. The HIG studies the effectiveness of interrogation approaches and techniques. HIG researchers identify and test existing techniques and develop lawful, new techniques that may be more effective.
THE “ENHANCED INTERROGATION” PROGRAM
REPORT of the SENATE SELECT COMMITTEE ON INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE STUDY of the CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY’S DETENTION AND INTERROGATION PROGRAM together with FOREWORD BY CHAIRMAN FEINSTEIN and ADDITIONAL AND MINORITY VIEWS, December 9, 2014.
113th Congress - 2nd Session | S. Report 113-288
CIA’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Reading Room
Documents on Interrogation, Enhanced Interrogation
Key Legal Documents
Deputy Attorney General John C. Yoo and Special Counsel Robert J. Delahunty to Department of Defense General Counsel William J Haynes II, “Application on Treaties and Laws to al Qaeda and Taliban Detainees,” January 9, 2002
U.S. Department of Justice - Office of Legal Counsel
Deputy Attorney General John C. Yoo to Department of Defense General Counsel William J. Haynes II, “Re: Military Interrogation of Alien Unlawful Combatants Held Outside the United States,” March 14, 2003
Transcripts of Guantanamo Bay prisoners
Transcripts of testimony from detainees who were subjected to various forms of coercive interrogation practices.