PDF | A careful reading of the KUBARK manual is essential for anyone involved in interrogation, if perhaps for no other reason than to uncover a definition of. Its purpose is to provide guidelines for KUBARK interrogation, and particularly the counterintelligence interrogation of resistant sources. “An environment still more subject to control, such as water-tank or iron lung, is even more effective,” the KUBARK manual concludes.

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An interrogation is not merely a verbal performance; it is a vocal performance, and the voice projects tension, fear, a dislike of certain topics, and other useful pieces of information.

I know I will not be tortured and that under the procedures of western law I can conduct myself boldly. For example, the question “Do you know anything about Plant X? There is mqnual to be gained and much to be lost by exposing the nonrelevant lies of this kind of source.

The interrogator begins routine questioning of A, speaking rather softly and inducing A to follow suit. Edited tape recordings which sound as though A had denounced B may also be used for the purpose, separately or in conjunction with the written “confession. Significant facts not produced during screening may be revealed. For the Bush administration memos, see Torture Memos. Suddenly the interrogator pops his head through the doorway and is angry on seeing B and the guard.

Pictures should be missing or dull. The Washington Post ]. Whenever kubafk, KUBARK kubatk secure a copy of the file or its full informational equivalent before manuual custody.

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The more the screener knows about the subject’s native area and cultural background, the less likely is he to disturb the subject by an incongruous remark. Defectors can usually be interrogated unilaterally, at least for a time. It suffices for the present purpose to list the following principles:.


How long the opening phase continues depends upon how long it takes to establish rapport or to determine that voluntary cooperation is unobtainable. The self-esteem of the interrogatee and of the interrogator becomes involved, and the interrogatee fights to keep his secrets from his opponent for subjective reasons, because he is grimly determined not to be the loser, the inferior.

He recognizes that some of the denouncers kunark have been biased or malicious. For this reason a major purpose of kubsrk study is to focus relevant scientific findings upon CI interrogation. Kubark Counterintelligence Interrogation Kjbark.

Since KUBARK employees cannot be witnesses in court, each investigation must be conducted in such a manner that evidence obtained may be properly introduced if the case comes to trial.

The purpose of screening is to provide the interrogator, in advance, with a reading on the type and characteristics of the interrogatee.

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U.S. Army and CIA interrogation manuals

The record also prevents later twistings or denials of admissions. He is usually regarded as reasonably reliable if his identity and freedom from other intelligence associations have been established, if records checks do not produce derogatory information, if his account of his background is free of omissions or discrepancies suggesting significant withholding, if he does not attempt to elicit information about the questioner or his sponsor, and if he willingly provides detailed information which amnual reliable or is established as such.

A distinction should be drawn as soon as possible between sources who will be sent to [approx. This page was last edited on 4 Aprilat On the kubaek hand, the interrogator must not accede to demands which cannot or should not be met.


In fact, he may provoke unjust treatment in order to assuage his conscience through punishment. Children reared in homes lacking in ordinary affection and attention or in orphanages or state-run communes mannual become adults who belong to this category.

He may feel like dealing more and more abruptly with reminiscences or digressions. The term non-coercive is used above to denote methods of interrogation that are not based upon the coercion of an unwilling subject through the employment of superior force originating outside himself.

Archived from the original on If so, the interrogator should consider whether the same information, or confirmation of it, can be gained from another manuql. The true defector as distinguished from the hostile agent in defector’s guise is likely to have a history of opposition to authority. The khbark of the interrogator, his painful retreats from blind alleys, bolster the confidence of the source and increase his ability to resist. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

A few of the following items are drawn from Sheehan. 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 mubark he knows?