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Memos reveal harsh CIA interrogation methods

Memos reveal harsh CIA interrogation methods – Los Angeles Times

Reporting from Washington — Prisoners could be kept awake for more than a week. They could be stripped of their clothes, fed nothing but liquid and thrown against a wall 30 consecutive times.

In one case, the CIA was told it could prey on a top Al Qaeda prisoner’s fear of insects by stuffing him into a box with a bug. When all else failed, the CIA could turn to what a Justice Department memo described as “the most traumatic” interrogation technique of all — waterboarding….