Burkle Center Fellow Tony Camerino lends expertise to NPR's Article "Report On CIA Interrogation Tactics Revives Torture Debate"

Burkle Center Fellow Tony Camerino comments on the use and utility of coercive interrogation.

Excerpt from NPR article by Carrie Johnson:

"Tony Camerino, who conducted 300 interrogations in Iraq, opposes the use of harsh tactics.

'As someone much smarter than me once said, 'If you use coercion, you might get the location of a house. But if you get somebody to cooperate, they'll tell you if it's booby-trapped,'  he says.

Camerino says he'd like to see accountability, such as criminal prosecutions of the people who employed harsh tactics."

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Published: Thursday, December 13, 2012