Jennifer Bryson   Interrogator



  • Channeling For Good

    On the lack of forethought about de-radicalizing detainees prior to their release from Guantanamo.

    WATCH (length: 1:36)

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  • Speaking Out Against Torture

    Interrogators need to be part of the public discourse.

    WATCH (length: 1:16)

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  • Questionable Interrogation Techniques

    As new team chief, she rejected the harsh interrogation methods that were being used.

    WATCH (length: 3:26)

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Jennifer Bryson bio

Jennifer Bryson worked for the U.S. Department of Defense from 2001-2007 and spent 2004-2006 as an interrogator at Guantanamo Bay. She has a PhD in Arabic and Islamic studies from the Yale Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Based on her experience as an interrogator, Bryson has written articles arguing that the U.S. should reject torture. She supports rapport-based interrogation.

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