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OLC Memo: Application of the War Crimes Act, the Detainee Treatment Act, and Common Article 3 of the Geneva Conventions to Certain Techniques that May Be Used by the CIA in the Interrogation of High Value al Qaeda Detainees

OLC | ACLU-RDI 4552
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INCIDENTS OF ABUSE MENTIONED:
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    • A note about the number of detainees subjected to "enhanced interrogation techniques": "The fact that enhanced techniques have been used to date in the interrogations of only 30 high value detainees out of the 98 detainees who, at various times, have been in CIA custody demonstrates this selectivity."

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    •  "Enhanced interrogation techniques" were used in the interrogation of Khaled Sheikh Muhammed and Abu Zubaydah.