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Season 2007 Episode 0601

Friday, June 1, 2007

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Friday, June 1, 2007
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In 2005, the American Psychological Association convened a Presidential Task Force on Psychological Ethics and National Security that concluded psychologists’ participation in military interrogations was “consistent with the APA Code of Ethics.” It was later revealed that six of nine voting members were from the military and intelligence agencies with direct connections to interrogations at Guantanamo and elsewhere. In a Democracy Now! broadcast exclusive, we speak with two members of the task force, Dr. Jean Maria Arrigo and Dr. Nina Thomas. Arrigo says the task force report “should be annulled,” because the process was “flawed.” As an example, Arrigo says she was “told very sharply” by one of the military psychologists not to take notes during the proceedings. She later archived the entire listserve of the task force and sent it to Senate Armed Services Committee. Dr. Arrigo also calls for a “moratorium” on psychologists involvement in military interrogations at Guantanamo Bay. We also speak with Dr. Eric Anders, a former Air Force officer who underwent harsh training in “SERE” (Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape) techniques, as well as Leonard Rubenstein, Executive Director of Physicians for Human Rights. [includes rush transcript]moreless
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