Newly Disclosed U.S. Department of Justice Legal Memorandum Sheds New Light on Torture Issue

“A newly disclosed Justice Department legal memorandum, written in March 2003 and authorizing the military’s use of extremely harsh interrogation techniques, offers what could be a revealing clue in an unsolved mystery: What responsibility did top Pentagon and Bush administration officials have for abuses committed by American troops at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq and in Afghanistan; Guantánamo Bay, Cuba; and elsewhere?”

See above referenced legal memorandum, RE Military Interrogation of Alien Unlawful Combatants Held Outside the United States,” below in two parts: Please be patient. It may take awhile to download.

Part 1

Part 2

____________________________________ Source:, April 3, 2008

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