An independent review has found the American Psychological Association (APA) collaborated in secret with the CIA to weaken guidelines for the treatment of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay during interrogation. Steven Miles, MD, of Consortium member the Center for Bioethics was widely quoted in the media discussing the report. In an editorial published in the Guardian newspaper, Miles explains how the APA's "silent, shameful complicity with torture" threatens the core values of the medical field. An overview of the debate and Dr. Miles's role in it can be found here.
Friday, July 17, 2015