Chapter 9
Change the Way You Fight
The skill of arguing is an integral part of interrogation. In their interrogation school, the Brits start off their new students with a mint between two of them. The two newbies have to argue logically about who should get the mint first. Whoever wins, gets the mint. It might go similar to this:
“Why should you get the mint?”
“I just had lunch. I have garlic breath and I think you will benefit if I get the mint.”
One beautiful blonde used a classic incentive approach when she leaned across the table and offered the male interrogator something he wanted a lot more than the mint. And she would need it to freshen her breath.
In interrogation, arguing is that back-and-forth exchange in which the prisoner thinks ...

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