Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents Volume 109: Terror-Based Interrogation

Hardcover | April 29, 2010

byDouglas C. Lovelace, Kristen E. Boon, Aziz Huq

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Volume 109 of Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents, "Terror-Based Interrogation", provides a documentary history of U.S. interrogation policy since 9/11. General Editor Douglas Lovelace presents in this volume the Bush Administration memos that asserted a legal basis for coerciveinterrogation, commonly known as the "torture memos", including those written by the controversial Department of Justice attorney John Yoo. Volume 109 guides researchers from those memos through Congressional efforts at banning torture to current Obama Administration steps to ensure compliance withinternational norms against coercive interrogation. Students and scholars alike will find in this volume an indispensible source for research on U.S. interrogation policies in the post-9/11 era.

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Volume 109 of Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents, "Terror-Based Interrogation", provides a documentary history of U.S. interrogation policy since 9/11. General Editor Douglas Lovelace presents in this volume the Bush Administration memos that asserted a legal basis for coerciveinterrogation, commonly known as the "torture mem...

Doug Lovelace is the Director of the Strategic Studies Institute at the US Army War College. Earlier in his military career, he worked on national security directives. He holds an MBA degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a JD from Widener School of Law. Kristen E Boon is Director of International Programs at Seton Hall...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:558 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:April 29, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PrefaceIntroductionA. Bush Administration Interrogation MemosDouglas C. Lovelace, Jr., Esq.: CommentaryDOCUMENT NO. 1: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel Memorandum for William J. Haynes, II, General Counsel, Department of Defense, Re. the President's power as Commander in Chief to transfer captured terrorists to the control and custody of foreign nations, March 13, 2002DOCUMENT NO. 2: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel Memorandum for the Attorney General, Subject: "Determination of Enemy Belligerency and Detention," June 8, 2002DOCUMENT NO. 3: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel Memorandum for Daniel J. Bryant, Assistant Attorney General, Office of legislative Affairs, Re. Applicability of 18 U.S.C. SC 4001(a) to Military Detention of United States Citizens, June 27, 2002DOCUMENT NO. 4: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel Memorandum for John Rizzo, Acting General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency, "Interrogation of al Qaeda Operative" August 1, 2002DOCUMENT NO. 5: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel Memorandum for J William J. Haynes, II, General Counsel, Department of Defense, Re: Military Interrogation of Alien Unlawful Combatants Held Outside the United States, March 14, 2003DOCUMENT NO. 6: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel Memorandum for John A, Rizzo, Senior Deputy General Counsel, Central Intelligence Agency, Re: Application of 18 U.S.C. SCSC 2340-2340A to Certain Techniques That May be Used In the Interrogation of a High-Value al Qaeda Detainee, May10, 2005DOCUMENT NO. 7: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel Memorandum for John A, Rizzo, Senior Deputy General Counsel, Central Intelligence Agency, Re: Application of United States Obligations Under Article 16 of the Convention Against Torture to Certain Techniques that May Be Used in theInterrogation of High Value al Qaeda Detainees, May 30, 2005DOCUMENT NO. 8: Special review of the Office of Inspector General, Central Intelligence Agency, Counterterrorism Detention and Interrogation Activities, (September 2001-October 2003) 7 May 2004DOCUMENT NO. 9: Executive Order 13440 (United States President), Interpretation of the Geneva Conventions Common Article 3 as Applied to a Program of Detention and Interrogation Operated by the Central Intelligence Agency, July 20, 2007B. Interrogation Methods: A New LookDouglas C. Lovelace, Jr., Esq.: CommentaryDOCUMENT NO. 10: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel Memorandum for the Files, Re: Status of Certain OLC Opinions Issued in the Aftermath of the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001, January 15, 2009DOCUMENT NO. 11: Release of Declassified Narrative Describing the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel's Opinions on the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program, Senator John D. Rockefeller IV, April 22, 2009DOCUMENT NO. 12: Executive Order -- Ensuring Lawful Interrogations, Barack Obama, The White House, January 22, 2009 C. INTERROGATION METHODS: STATE OF THE DEBATEDouglas C. Lovelace, Jr., Esq.: CommentaryDOCUMENT NO. 13: Educing Information, Interrogation: Science and Art, Foundations for the Future, Intelligence Science Board, Phase 1 Report, NDIC Press, National Defense Intelligence College, Washington, DC, December 2006DOCUMENT NO. 14: Inquiry into the Treatment of Detainees in U.S. Custody, Report of the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, November 20, 2008DOCUMENT NO. 15: Interrogation of Detainees: Requirements of the Detainee Treatment Act, Congressional Research Service report, by Michael John Garcia, January 23, 2009