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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manyal For example, the electric current should be known in advance, so that transformers or other modifying devices will be on hand if needed. Debriefing questions should usually be couched to provoke a positive answer and should be specific.

In a page advising against using coercive techniques was inserted at the front of Human Resource Exploitation Training Manual. Therefore prior Headquarters approval at the KUDOVE level must be obtained for the interrogation of any source against his will and under any of the following circumstances:.

Even though the interrogator now has the screening product, the rough classification by type, he needs to understand the subject in his own terms. Like other interrogation aides, a scheme of categories is useful only if recognized for what it is — a set of labels that mamual communication but are not the same as the persons thus labelled. The colors of walls, ceiling, rugs, and furniture should not be startling.

Set up a giveaway. The outer-and-inner office routine may also be employed. Most resistant interrogatees block off access to significant counterintelligence in their possession for one or more of four reasons.

It is important to determine whether the subject’s knowledge of any topic was acquired at first hand, learned indirectly, or represents merely an assumption. Cooperative witnesses may be coached to exaggerate so that if a recording is played for the interrogatee or a confrontation is arranged, the source — for example, a suspected courier — finds the witness overstating manial importance. The interrogation situation is intensely inter-personal; it is therefore all the more necessary to strike a counter-balance by an attitude which the subject clearly recognizes as essentially fair and objective.


Tasking the subject’s side against his enemies serves the same purpose, and such comments as “That was unfair; they had no right to treat you ,ubark way” will aid rapport and stimulate further revelations. Most persons have areas of guilt in their emotional topographies, and an interrogator can often chart these areas just by noting refusals to follow certain lines of questioning.

The room in which the interrogation is to be conducted should be free of distractions.

They are not impulsive in behavior. The basic purpose of the reconnaissance is to determine the kind and degree of pressure that will be needed in the third stage. The safer the topic, the more voluble the source. There is an interval — which may be extremely brief — of suspended animation, a kind of psychological shock or paralysis. The CI interrogation techniques are discussed in an order of increasing intensity as the focus on source resistance grows sharper.

Whether the furniture should include a desk depends not kibark the interrogator’s convenience but rather upon the subject’s anticipated reaction to connotations manul superiority and officialdom. It is true that American psychologists have devoted somewhat more attention to Communist interrogation techniques, particularly “brainwashing”, than to U.

Dismissal or prompt referral of the mentally ill to professional specialists will save time kibark money. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The CI interrogator dealing with an uncooperative interrogatee who has been well-briefed by a hostile service on the legal restrictions under which Manusl services operate must expect some effective delaying tactics.

He may have a strong need to suffer and may seek danger or injury.

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He also tries, characteristically, to keep open a line of escape by avoiding any real commitment to anything. No two interrogations are the same. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice kubarj, etc. Another preliminary comment about the interrogator is that normally he should not personalize.


He is often caught up completely in efforts to prove that he has been treated unjustly. The principle is that sessions should be so planned as to disrupt the source’s sense of chronological order. The definitions, legal considerations, and discussions of interrogators and sources, as well as Section VI on screening and other preliminaries, are relevant to all kinds of interrogations.

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Finally, only children are much likelier to hold themselves together and persist in anxiety-producing situations than are the first-born, who more frequently try khbark retreat. Defectors can usually be interrogated unilaterally, at least for a time. Soon after, the U.

The questioner should not accept a blanket negative without probing. Another man appears and enters the inner office. The causes of most guilt complexes are real or fancied wrongs done to parents nanual others whom the subject felt he ought to love and honor. He is often accident-prone.

He is extremely intolerant of any frustration that occurs manal the outer world and deals with it by withdrawal into the interior realm. Share your thoughts with other customers. An ounce of investigation may be worth a pound of questions.

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The third is that the subject believes that the information sought will be damaging or incriminating for him kubaro that cooperation with the kuubark will have consequences more painful for him than the results of non-cooperation. For example, a source who refuses to talk at all can be placed in unpleasant solitary confinement for a time. This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner.