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Email from Steven A. Solomon to Robert B. Harris, Katherine M. Gorove, JoAnn J. Dolan and Others re: Legal Memos on Torture

Aug. 31, 2004 | DOS | ACLU-RDI 3846
Email discusses a recent speech by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour to the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Mr. Solomon states that the Ambassador would like to respond to the speech. The Ambassador is particularly interested in responding to the excerpt in Arbour's speech, "Security Under the Rule of Law,' where Arbour refers to "the 'debate' within the USG about torture and says she is 'deeply troubled' by 'suggestions from within the US administration that torture might be legitimate.'"