18 Jul Washington Post’s David Ignatius Cites ‘Spy the Lie’ in Trump Opinion Piece
In a scathing July 16 opinion piece in The Washington Post regarding statements made by President Trump at the press conference following his meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, opinion writer David Ignatius cited “Spy the Lie.” Here’s an excerpt:
Direct questions have a way of eliciting telling behavior, even from practiced liars. That’s the theme of a book called “Spy the Lie” by three former CIA officers. They argue that a well-trained observer can detect deception without wiring the subject to a polygraph machine. One sign is verbal deflection, as in Trump’s immediate, spurious mention of missing servers and emails; another is visible stress on the subject’s face, as some might describe Trump’s smirks and grimaces. Taken together, such indicators can reveal deception.
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