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OLC Memo: Legal Review of DOD Draft Documents Regarding Treatment and Interrogation of Detainees

Apr. 13, 2006 | OLC | ACLU-RDI 5109

An OLC memorandum concluding that revisions of the Army Field Manual 2-22.3 and Appendix M to that manual "are consistent with the requirements of law, in particular with the requirements of the Detainee Treatment Act of 2005." The memo specifically analyzes whether the six interrogation techniques described in Appendix M comport with the Detainee Treatment Act. Only three of those techinques are unredacted in the memo: "Mutt and Jeff"; "False Flag"; and "Separation." The memo also refers to three "Adjustment" techniques.