digest: state terror, from institutionalized genocide to torture and state-sponsored 'news' revelations. Results: as if it’s brand new isolated events: investigations by the perpetrators. Conclusion, it’s about protecting the amarican people, e.g., for counterrevolutionary national security...despite rare individual excesses
DOD Office of Inspector General
Review of DoD-Directed Investigations of Detainee Abuse (Report No. 06- INTEL-IO) (U) August 25, 2006 Evaluation Report
CIA History of Office of Technical Service 1951-2001
...MKULTRA “involved Agency funding for testing and use of chemical and biological agents and other means of controlling or modifying human behavior” (p. 19).
Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing: The Origins of Aggressive Interrogation Techniques
Part I of the Committee’s Inquiry into the Treatment of Detainees in U.S. Custody
SERE resistance training techniques were turned on their head and sanctioned by Department of Defense officials for use against detainees. he DoD Joint Personnel Recovery Agency (JPRA) oversees SERE training. The U.S. military has five SERE Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape schools. SERE resistance training exposes students to physical and psychological pressures designed to simulate abusive conditions they might be subjected to if taken prisoner by enemies that refuse to follow the Geneva Conventions...