“You are so nice; you should become Muslim. But you have to realize that even though I like you, if I see you on the streets, I’ll have to kill you.” This is what a detainee once told me while I was interrogating him at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, otherwise referred to as Gitmo, or GTMO, which stands for Guantanamo. I was happy that I was able to build rapport with him and obtain information from him; I just had to make sure to never run into him on the streets. (I’m not worried I ever will.)

I wrote this book to share my experiences and my knowledge of interpersonal communication, rapport-building, body language, and detecting deception. In this book you will learn the myths surrounding deception-detecting techniques, and why body language ...

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