The war on terror is frustrating and confusing.
A college classmate of mine, someone who knows I am a retired CIA operations officer, recently expressed to me his frustration with the pace of the war on terror.
Our current war on terror is by no means the first such war our nation has fought, and our interrogation efforts against terrorist suspects in the United States, Afghanistan, and Guantanamo Bay are (hopefully) based on lessons learned from the experiences of past decades.
This article details one particularly instructive case from the Vietnam era.
Update: This article is now here, owing to the CIA's move to site-wide use of SSL.
The Man in the Snow White Cell