Torture Architects


The CIA's waterboarding program was designed and guaranteed medically safe by two $1,000-a-day-psychologists whose "expertise" it turns out was "misrepresented." Neither Bruce Jessen nor Jim Mitchell had any experience conducting interrogations that according to Sen. Carl Levin "increase resistance on the part of the detainee to cooperating."

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