CIA Cable: Eyes Only - Legal Background

This CIA memo labeled "Legal Background" describes Title 18's probation against torture in the US criminal code and how the phrase "severe mental pain or physical suffering" is described. The memo states that at this time, none of the interrogation methods described would appear to violate this statute or other US law.

Doc_type: 
Cable
Doc_rel_date: 
Monday, December 19, 2016
Doc_nid: 
12089
Doc_type_num: 
68