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Cable re: Eyes Only - Formal Approval for the Next Phase

Aug. 3, 2002 | ACLU-RDI 6732
This August 3, 2002 cable provides authorization to implement more aggressive techniques in the interrogation of Abu Zubaydah, including the use of the water board and mock burial, as described in this cable. The cable also provides information about the discussion between the CIA, DOJ, Legal Advisor to National Security Council, and FBI regarding the use of these techniques in accordance with provisions 18 U.S.C. §§ 2340-23408 and other applicable US law.