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Review: How to Break a Terrorist: The US Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq

User Review  - Ron - Goodreads

There's a five-star book written between the lines of this one. I found the author's account of interrogations of Iraqi prisoners fascinating and his defense of noncoercive techniques persuasive. I'd ... Read full review

Review: How to Break a Terrorist: The US Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq

User Review  - Phoenix - Goodreads

Matthew Alexander is an Air Force officer and Interrogator. He has to confront the hard nosed hard school ingrained methods current at the time. This is his journal, his story. An interesting and ... Read full review

Review: How to Break a Terrorist: The US Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq

User Review  - Caleb - Goodreads

This book is a fascinating take on a virtually unknown subject - military intelligence. Matthew Alexander is an interrogator for the US military and this book is the story of how he and his team ... Read full review

Review: How to Break a Terrorist: The US Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq

User Review  - Kathryn - Goodreads

The story is absolutely fascinating; the writing leaves something to be desired. This is not a book about torture vs non-torture, but about using intimidation/control vs a more friendly approach to ... Read full review

Review: How to Break a Terrorist: The US Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq

User Review  - Ensiform - Goodreads

The author, a senior interrogator of enemy combatants in Iraq before they were shipped off to Gitmo, describes the series of interrogations and dead ends that led to the eventual identification and ... Read full review

Review: How to Break a Terrorist: The US Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq

User Review  - MAP - Goodreads

I could not put this book down. It was a fascinating read on what modern interrogation techniques are like, as well as of the petty politics that go on even in these extreme circumstances. What I ... Read full review

Review: How to Break a Terrorist: The US Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq

User Review  - Paul Goble - Goodreads

True story of how "new" (constitutional, humane) interrogation techniques helped nab terrorists including Abu Musab Al Zarqawi, where "old" (borderline torture) techniques failed. A key concept is how ... Read full review

Review: How to Break a Terrorist: The US Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq

User Review  - David - Goodreads

This text is included on the inside flap of the hardcover edition of How To Break A Terrorist: The US Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, To Take Down The Deadliest Man In Iraq. I first ... Read full review

Review: How to Break a Terrorist: The US Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq

User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

I wonder how much has been sensationalized, but the book definitely feels true while still being insanely readable. Very quick read, very interesting, and I like the author's approach to fighting the ... Read full review

Review: How to Break a Terrorist: The US Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

An involving tale of a man's experiences of retrieving information by stroking egos rather than punching faces. Mr. Alexander invites the reader to peer into the interrogating process and shows how ... Read full review


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