CIA torture survivors sue psychologists who designed infamous program

Survivors of CIA torture have sued the contractor psychologists who designed one of the most infamous programs of the post-9/11 era.

In an extraordinary step, psychologists James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen now face a federal lawsuit for their role in convincing the CIA to subject terror suspects to mock drowning, painful bodily contortions, sleep and dietary deprivation and other methods long rejected by much of the world as torture.

  • Ron MacDonald

    I wonder who is encouraging them.

    • Exile1981


      • Clausewitz

        More than likely Obama. You just can’t take the community organizer out of some people.

  • Alain

    Sorry but the fact that such lawfare is even allowed during a time of war, yes indeed it is war, is nonsense.

  • Kathy Prendergast

    Just looking at that face is torture.

  • Le Fox

    Great. We should sue them for all their methods of torture – oh, wait.

    They’re innocent. I forgot.