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EIT

EIT  n.— «We stand by our story. The critical information we got from Abu Zubaydah came after we began the EIT’s, enhanced interrogation techniques.» —“Obama to visit CIA after interrogation exposé” in Washington, D.C...

walling

walling  n.— «NBC Nightly News noted that the memos provide “the fullest description yet of the techniques used by the CIA on roughly 30 detainees,” including “slapping, sleep deprivation, stress positions, nudity...

blue badger

blue badger  n.— «As the Los Angeles Times first reported last October, more than half the workforce in two key CIA stations in the fight against terrorism—Baghdad and Islamabad, Pakistan—is made up of industrial contractors, or...

green badger

green badger  n.— «As the Los Angeles Times first reported last October, more than half the workforce in two key CIA stations in the fight against terrorism—Baghdad and Islamabad, Pakistan—is made up of industrial contractors, or...

medvol

medvol  n.— «The enlisted soldiers were told they were volunteering for a program that was “completely safe” so safe that in fact the Army would not be doing any type of medical follow up. That we were testing equipment and...

twenty-minute takeout

twenty-minute takeout  n.— «The “security check” used by the CIA to prepare a detainee for transport on a rendition plane was described to us by one source in the American intelligence community as a “twenty-minute takeout.” His...