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OLC Memo re: approving the use of four "enhanced interrogation techniques" on a specific CIA detainee

Aug. 26, 2004 | OLC | ACLU-RDI 4582

An OLC memo to the CIA addressing whether the use of four enhanced techniques, "dietary manipulation, nudity, water dousing, and abdominal slaps," in the interrogation of [redacted] would violate the law. The letter concludes that use of the techniques would not violate any U.S. statutes, the U.S. Constitution, or any U.S. treaty obligation.  [OLC Vaughn Index #85]