U.S. Army Interrogator on Fair Tactics and Abuse in Afghanistan

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This week, new reports on abuses at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq raised more questions about the U.S. military's interrogation practices.

Chris Mackey, a senior interrogator with the U.S. Army, has written a book about his experience questioning prisoners in Afghanistan after September 11th. With national security correspondent Greg Miller of the Los Angeles Times, he described the ethics and politics interrogators face in their work.

Click one of the "Listen" links to hear a U.S. Army interrogator on his time in Afghanistan and the fine line between fair tactics and abuse.


Chris Mackey, Sergeant and a senior interrogator with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. He is co-author of "The Interrogators."

Greg Miller, national security correspondent with the Los Angeles Times. Miller co-authored "The Interrogators."

This program aired on August 27, 2004.


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