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Heightened Interrogation – “Fatherland” – Robert Harris

August 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Fiction, Security Policy, Spin, Trash, WW2

Down in the cellar the Gestapo were licensed to practice was the Ministry of Justice called ‘heightened interrogation’. The rules had been drawn up by civilised men in warm offices and they stipulated the presence of a doctor.

It’s always amused me that this was written a decade before the War on Terror

Tags: Euphemism·Spin·Terrorism·Torture