CIA Cable re: Eyes Only - Legal Background on the Use of Enhanced Interrogation Techniques

This cable describes the enhanced interrogation techniques that interrogation teams can employ, pending approval and sets forth federal law which limits the use of these techniques by U.S. government personnel and requires that interrogation techniques "will not engender lasting and severe mental or physical harm to the detainee".

Doc_type: 
Legal Memo
Doc_date: 
Sunday, December 1, 2002
Doc_rel_date: 
Monday, December 19, 2016
Doc_nid: 
12055
Doc_type_num: 
62