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Emails between Army officers re: Training Guidance: Military Intelligence Interrogation Training Tasks

June 7, 2004 | DOA | ACLU-RDI 2039
These emails concern an updating of the training manual for Military Intelligence (MI) units in their handling and interrogation of detainees. Some of the proposed additions to the training manual are: Communicate with Detainees (Muslim Cultural Awareness/Basic Mission-related Language Skills; Military Justice and Intelligence Law/Geneva Conventions; Humane Treatment of Detainees; Apply Legal Principles of MI Law to Collection Operations; Apply the Laws of Land Warfare to Collections Operations; Restraint Procedures for Detainees; Personal Safety Awareness; React to a Physical Attack Using Unarmed Self Defense Techniques; and Respond to a Bomb Threat and/or a Bomb within Detainee Operations. The response was that the proposals were sent on for approval/discussion.