Former CIA agent John Kiriakou told Jason Leopold in an interview that torture victim Abu Zubaydah’s use of multiple voices in his diaries was the work of a creative mind and not mental illness. But the creation of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) was something studied for use in relation to CIA interrogation for decades. If Zubaydah had DID, we need to look closer at this entire episode to know what exactly was going on.
|By: Jeff Kaye Monday May 17, 2010 5:58 pm|
|By: Jeff Kaye Friday February 19, 2010 11:06 pm|
Over the past decade, many Americans have been shocked and disturbed about the CIA’s secret program of rendition and torture carried out in numerous secret sites (dubbed “black sites” by the CIA) around the globe. The dimensions of this program for the most part are still classified “Eyes Only” in the intelligence community, but the program’s roots can be clearly discovered in the early 1950′s with the CIA’s Artichoke Project. This article looks at a prominent Artichoke case, and compares it with torture-rendition stories from the past nine years.