President Bush is expected to issue new rules for interrogating terrorism suspects, and some of the more violent and controversial practices may be outlawed. But some extreme measures are likely to continue.
Military interrogator Steven Kleinman outlines for NPR's John Ydstie the most effective ways to elicit information and cooperation from suspects. Kleinman was a senior adviser for a study sponsored by the Intelligence Science Board, which offered recommendations to President Bush's director of National Intelligence.
It is likely that under the new rules, some controversial techniques — such as water-boarding, which critics label as torture — will be forbidden.