by Barbara Wolff, UW-Madison Communications
A professor of history at UW-Madison has authored a book available this month that explores evidence of a 50-year legacy of U.S. government-sponsored forms of psychological torture.
Alfred McCoy, author of the new book “A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, From the Cold War to the War on Terror,” which investigates the history of secret torture and torture training done by the Central Intelligence Agency.
In his new book, “A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror” (Henry Holt/Metropolitan, January 2006), historian Alfred McCoy decodes the secret language of psychological torture, signature actions that bespeak training by the Central Intelligence Agency. Click here for the rest of the story