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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For example, “While we do not stress the use of coercive techniques, we do want to make you aware of them and the proper way to use them”, has been altered to, “While we deplore the use of coercive techniques, we do want to make you aware of them so that you may avoid them. The two typologies most frequently advocated are psychologic-emotional and geographic-cultural.

After this investigation, the Department of Defense discontinued the use of the manuals, directed their recovery to the extent practicable, and destroyed the copies in the field. This is not to say that egotistic types should be allowed to bask at length in the warmth of individual recognition.

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. The interrogator should remember that he and the interrogatee are often working at cross-purposes not because the interrogates is malevolently withholding or xia but simply because what he wants front the situation is not what the interrogator wants.

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As is true of all craftsmen, some interrogators are more able than others; and some of their superiority may be innate. Some recommendations are very specific. 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?


Why a Draft Would Weaken the U. The experience of the post-war years has demonstrated that Soviet defectors 1 almost never defect solely or primarily because of inducement by a Western service, 2 usually leave the USSR for personal rather than ideological reasons, and 3 are often RIS agents. Its purpose is to provide guidelines for KUBARK interrogation, and particularly the counterintelligence interrogation of resistant sources. The interrogation of DA’s frequently follows a determination or strong suspicion that the double is “giving the edge” to kubagk adversary service.

But sound interrogation nevertheless rests upon a knowledge of the subject matter and on certain broad principles, chiefly psychological, which are not hard to understand. Learn how your comment data is processed.

For this reason definitions have been omitted for such terms as burn notice, defector, escapee, and refugee. He is — and always has been — intensely concerned about his personal possessions.

Click here to cancel reply. The approach of the psychologists is customarily manipulative; that is, they suggest methods of imposing controls or alterations upon the interrogatee from the outside.

Of the four traits listed, ica genuine insight into the source’s character and motives is perhaps most important but least common.

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Travellers are usually interviewed, debriefed, or queried through eliciting techniques. The Pentagon press release accompanying the release stated that a investigation into the manuals concluded that “two dozen short passages in six of the manuals, which total pages, contained material that either was not or could be interpreted not to be consistent with U. The Interrogation Plan C. kunark


In the June kubarj to 18, four-part series, The Baltimore Sun printed excerpts of an interview with Florencio Caballero, a former member of Battalion This page was last edited on 4 Kubarat Whenever a number of interrogators is available, the percentage of successes is increased by careful matching of questioners and sources and by ensuring that rigid prescheduling does not prevent such matching.

It follows that errors in assessment and in handling are likelier to result from snap judgments based upon the assumption of innate skill in judging others than from holding such judgments in abeyance until enough facts are known.

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Interrogation rooms should be windowless, soundproof, dark and without toilets. A number of studies of interrogation discuss qualities said to be kubaro in an interrogator. It is frequently said that the interrogator should be “a good judge of human nature.

He is usually a tightwad who saves everything, has a strong sense of propriety, and is punctual and tidy.

The Globalization of U. It is not claimed that the classification system presented here is complete; some interrogatees will not fit into any one of the groupings. Preliminary assessment of motivation including political orientationreliability, and capability as observer and reporter. It is plainly true that the interrogation source cannot be understood in a vacuum, isolated from social context.

The manual advises an interrogator to “manipulate the subject’s environment, to maanual unpleasant or intolerable situations. Handwritten changes were also introduced haphazardly into the maanual. So, too, are using hypnosis and drugs to extract information. Swindlers and fabricators are usually interrogated for prophylactic reasons, not for counterintelligence information.