Did Abu Zubaydah Have Dissociative Identity Disorder? And Why It Matters

By: Tuesday May 18, 2010 7:45 am

Former CIA agent John Kiriakou told Jason Leopold in an interview that torture victim Abu Zubaydah’s use of multiple voices in his diaries was the work of a creative mind and not mental illness. But the creation of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) was something studied for use in relation to CIA interrogation for decades. If Zubaydah had DID, we need to look closer at this entire episode to know what exactly was going on.

Jon Kiriakou: Libby Knew Plame Was Covert

By: Wednesday May 12, 2010 3:15 pm

Jason Leopold has a long article and videotape of an interview with Jon Kiriakou that you should check out in full. I’ll discuss their conversation about Abu Zubaydah’s torture (and, more interestingly, Kiriakou’s knowledge about who Abu Zubaydah is) later. But I wanted to look more closely at Kiriakou’s description of a June 10, 2003 meeting at which (Kiriakou says) Scooter Libby made it clear that he knew of Plame’s identity.

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