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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. And while I am not an expert, Sullivan’s argument that the supposedly scientific tests that have failed to validate the polygraph were very poorly designed looked very convincing to me.
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Paperback John Steinbeck Books. It is also a window to the often acrimonious and sometimes alarming internal politics of the CIA: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I’ve read the research on polygraph or “lie memoisr accuracy for about 30 years.
It contributes a personal account of one of the Agency’s many important tasks. In the thousands of tests that Sullivan conducted, he discovered double agents, applicants polytraph criminal backgrounds, and employee misconduct, including compromising affairs and the mishandling of classified information. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.
Selected pages Title Page. Intelligence Community and I probably shouldn’t rate this as I stopped reading after about 60 pages. I came into this book utterly certain that polygraphs are junk science. Open Preview See a Problem?
Sullivan’s discussion of the political struggles within the CIA, over the polygraph, is extremely interesting. Mak rated it it was ok May 03, He had the experience of the perfect insider, and his conscience did not make him a coward unwilling to tell the bad as well as the good.
Nick Christensen rated it it was ok Apr 02, Here Sullivan describes his met John F. See all 3 brand new listings.
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A former CIA polygraph expert talks about his 30 year career however he does not explain the technical aspects or why he believes reading polygraphs is more art than science. In the thousands of tests that Sullivan conducted, he discovered double agents, applicants with criminal backgrounds, and employee misconduct, including compromising affairs and the mishandling of classified information.
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Gatekeeper : Memoirs of a CIA Polygraph Examiner by John F. Sullivan (2008, Paperback)
The lie detectors act as the Agency’s gatekeepers, preventing foreign agents, unsuitable applicants, and employees guilty of misconduct from penetrating or harming the Agency. RowlingHardcover If I’m ever ordered to take a polygraph or else, I’ll be asking a lot of questions about the competence of the examiner, who else reviews the video — and it had better be videoed — and who I file a report with when I judge that the examiner is an incompetent bully out to get me.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sullivan also provides fascinating insights into the CIA and FBA cultures vis a vis the polygraph, including the impact of the Ames case.
East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. In an age when the intelligence community’s conduct is rightly being questioned, Sullivan contributes a fascinating personal account of one of the Agency’s many important tasks.
Skip to main content. It is also a window to the often acrimonious and sometimes alarming internal politics of the CIA: If you have justified your actions to yourself and feel no guilt, you won’t react in a way that can be detected. Brenda rated it did not like it May 03, It is also a window to the often acrimonious and sometimes alarming internal politics of the CIA: Contents The Art of the Polygraph.
Sullivan retired from the CIA’s polygraph division after thirty-one years of service. Bryan rated it really liked it Mar 28, But Gatekeeper is more than Sullivan’s memoirs.
Among the examiners I have known, John Sullivan was a Rembrandt. It is also a window to the often acrimonious and sometimes alarming internal politics of the CIA: The author admits that it has no scientific validity.
Uses and abuses of the lie detector,” as well as the conclusion of a thorough investigation by the National Academy of Sciences.