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Email provides instructions on where to direct media queries upon the release of the Jones-Fay Investigative report in to abuse of detainees.

 
 
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Emails between Valerie Caproni and John Curran re: NCIS request for documents on detainees

 
 
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These emails between Army Officers concerns the Taguba Report with Highlighted Training Issues for them to discuss at length.

 
 
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Emails reference an attached document entitled "Detainee Abuse Big Font 12 May." The emails are redacted and very little information is provided.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding the legality or propriety of interview techniques being used at Guantanamo Bay.

 
 
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An email including two forwarded emails about the, "potential issues... regarding employee rights and liabilities," of a previous handling of an Army request for a roster of FBI personnel in Iraq from October to December 2003. One of the email also notes that an official, Don Thompson, seemed to have this "consolidated through the DD and/or CTD rather than piecemeal through INSD."

 
 
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Emails reference an attached document entitled "5-17- daily update." [Document is not included].

 
 
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Emails between Torkel L. Patterson, Jeremy D. Caddel, Timothy E. Wilder and Jonathan M. Crock re: Clearance Request: Bagram 4 cable. Mr. TPatterson's comments are "Thanks Jeremy. PIs see my edits. Most are cosmetic (i.e., is it Bagram Detention Facility or Bagram detention facility?) but see what you think. Torkel." Attachment not included.

 
 
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Email refers to four attachments. [Documents/attachments are not included].

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email regarding a Q&A attachment that Eleni Kalisch has made changes to.

 
 
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This email outlines the procedure for processing accusations of abuse by detainees, confirming that the FBI turns over reports of detainee abuse to DoD, who are responsible for investigating.

 
 
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Email refers to an attached executive summary, which discusses disciplinary procedures employed during Operation Iraqi Freedom versus those used in U.S. correction facilities. [Contents redacted].

 
 
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Emails between JoAnn J. Dolan, Joshua L. Dorosin, Ronald W. Miller and Others re: PD on Detainees-Strategy Paper. The email has an attachment, not included. the comments from Ms. Dolan are "I assume no one has anything further on this one. Ron: Have these changes been sent on to Carlos yet?. Note my comments sought confirmation of consensus on a point or two."

 
 
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CIA email describing an unidentified official's visit to the Office of the Inspector General to review a draft Report of Investigation. 

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email regarding a Washington Post report in which it was alleged that the FBI was involved in abuses at the Abu Ghuraib Prison.

 
 
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Email from Andrew Sagor to Todd F. Buchwald, Joshua L. Dorosin, Robin H. Sakoda and Cara L. Abercrombie re: Clearance/comments needed on red response letter, with an attachment not included. Mr. Sagor's comments are "S/WC1 has been tasked to respond to this red border soonest concerning a detainee said to be held at Abu Ghraib. There are several other letters like it as well. I've drafted a response in coordination with NEM and am requesting your comments/clearance so Amb. Prosper can sign it before COB today. Thanks for your help, Andy Sagor."

 
 
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Email requests FBI employees who served at Guantanamo, and did not observation of aggressive treatment of detainees to submit an EC documenting the negitive response.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding Saddam Hussein. The contents of the email have been almost entirely redacted.

 
 
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This email is a request for guidance in training and equipping the Army’s 2nd Brigade with detainee operations. One of the Generals on the email chain states “Let's not get confused with running "prison" operations and infantryman on the ground capturing enemy soldiers and insurgents.” “My charter is to get them first class training and we'll do that when LTC determines the requirements. What we don't need is everyone guessing and wasting time and resources”.

 
 
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Email from Darlene Namahoe with Beverly Holman as a recipient re: Litigation Involving Detainees. Confidential attachment not included.

 
 
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Emails between JoAnn Dolan Cynthis Francisco, Edward Betancourt and others re: Hamdi Cable. The email has an attachment with the comment "All Agree?" The attached document in entitled "Cable - Clarification on Hamdi."

 
 
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Email includes an executive summary entitled "Adverse Action taken against MP leaders identified in MG Taguba's Report of Investigation." The summary discusses Major General Antonio Taguba's report, which recommended a series of disciplinary and administrative actions against Army personnel involved in detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib.

 
 
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This Army email is to update units who will handle detainees on their roles and responsibilities. It is required for all such deploying units. Discussion of guidance and schedules for pre-deployment training.

 
 
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Emails discusses an upcoming planning meeting.

 
 
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Emails between Valerie Caproni, Eleni Kalisch and Others re: Potential New Iraq Public Corruption Case

 
 
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Email includes two proposed copies of Donald J. Ryder's briefing to the Senate Arms Service Committee. One of the briefings is enclosed, it mentions that there are 69 CID investigations, forty-two of the sixty-nine cases involved incidents that occurred in detention facilities, of which thirty are death cases and twelve are soldier misconduct cases. Fifteen of the thirty death cases were ruled natural or undetermined deaths. Six of the thirty death cases were ruled homicides, four were ruled justifiable homicide. In the first of the two homicide cases, a soldier shot and killed a detainee for throwing rocks at him, the circumstances of the second homicide case were not discussed. In regards to the remaining nine death cases, they are listed as "active pending investigations." Eight of the nine are homicide cases, it is suspected that the detainees were fatally assaulted either during or before interrogations. There are also twelve soldier misconduct cases mentioned, ten are assaults (soldiers kicked, punched and/or threatened detainees) and two are sexual assaults. Also mentioned in the press release are twenty-seven, of sixty-nine, CID investigations. The cases are classified as follows: three death investigations and twenty-four soldier misconduct investigations. One of the deaths is a murder case, a soldier shot and killed an Afghan who allegedly lunged towards a weapon. The other two cases are mentioned as active pending investigations, in the first case, an Iraqi national drowned after being pushed off of a bridge. In the second case, an Iraqi was shot and killed after he allegedly lunged at an officer. In regards to the twenty-four soldier misconduct cases mentioned, six are assaults (soldiers punched, kicked and/or fired a weapon at or near a detainee) and eighteen are thefts. In addition to the 69 CID investigations, there 22 AR-15-6 investigations into alleged detainee abuse, totaling 91 Army investigations.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding the imminent release of a letter written by Thomas Harrington on the treatment of Guantanamo Bay detainees.

 
 
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Email from FBI official providing an update on events at Guantanamo. The email states "Camp III's new completion date is 10/18/2002. Therefore, the next 'Air Flow,' ie new detainees being brought to GTMO from Afghanistan, is now projected for sometime within the 11/02- 10/2002 time frame. There will be between 20 and 34 new detainees on the flight. We strongly suggested total isolation for as long as possible for these individuals to keep them away from the 'veterans' until all available information is obtained from them."

 
 
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This memo is a response to a Bureau wide memo sent by Steve McCraw to illicit information from FBI agents who toured through Guantanamo Bay to report any suspected or witnessed abuse of detainees at Guantanamo Bay. This FBI agent responds "I saw a detainee sitting on the floor of the interview room with an Israeli flag draped around him, loud being played and a strobe light flashing. I left the monitoring room immediately after seeing this activity". The agent concluded by stating "This is summary details the only incident I have to report regarding observing non-FBI approved tactic being used one detainee at GTMO [Guantanamo]". This email is related to ACLU RDI 4949.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding legal issues in Guantanamo Bay, specifically interrogation techniques. The author of the email, Marion Bowman, states that the FBI does not approve of the harsh interrogation techniques being used by the military.

 
 
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Email includes a PowerPoint presentation entitled "Initial Planning Construct." The slides include graphs and plans to improve the Army's detainee interrogation strategies, overall detainee operations and synchronize Army efforts internally.

 
 
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Email from FBI WMD Operations Unit to [Party Redacted] re: Suicide Bomber Profile; Information Guide - Trends - Tactics - Techniques. Contents redacted.

 
 
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These emails refer to the understanding that the FBI will be the lead interrogators of detainees according to the DOJ-OLC. Ms. Caproni states "I'll be happy to brief you on the particular detainee they are referring to once we know who it is."

 
 
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This June 21, 2002 email is an invitation to a meeting to discuss the future of the Abu Zubaydah interrogations. Attendees include people from the CTC and the Abu Zubaydah Interrogation Team (including James Mitchell), among others.

 
 
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Emails are redacted, unredacted language discusses testimony from Steve Cambone where he discusses forced dis-robing of Guantanamo detainees.

 
 
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Emails reference an attached document entitled "Detainee Abuse Tasking Summary." The document details the investigation activities of the Office of the Provost Marshall General.

 
 
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Email discusses a need the author had to discuss interview tactics with Frankie Battle. It is also an issue the author wanted to discuss with SAC Wiley.

 
 
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Message entirely redacted except for a footnote that states "Note: The detainee's father — who has publicized his son's situation by occupying in a cage in downtown Stockholm throughout the past week — staged a protest in front of the Embassy on the afternoon of September 13. He handed over a petition list consisting of 12,420 names and was accompanied by others, inducting well-known, left-wing, anti-American Swedish author Jan Giltou. Details and press coverage follows septel."

 
 
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Emails between Valerie E. Caproni, John F. Curran and Others re: Tribunal proceedings. Discusses the prosecution of two individuals with FBI testimony playing leading role in the tribunal process. [One redacted email author refers to himself in his signature as "Your man in Cuba"]

 
 
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A JAG Officer is requesting information from a fellow JAG Officer in preparation of a Capitol Hill briefing on JAG prosecutions of detainee abuse worldwide. A specific case involving the death by shooting of a detainee by a soldier at a detention facility is mentioned.

 
 
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Email from JoAnn Dolan to Brian Leventhal concerning a CBS Evening News segment that highlighted the release of a 90 year-old Afghani man being released from detention at Guantanamo. The report stated that the man was mistakenly pick up during a clash in Afghanistan and sent to Guantanamo under suspicion of being a Taliban fighter. His release was considered a positive thing, but the segment suggested that there are more innocent men being detained at Guantanamo and this was a rare release based on actual innocence. The report stated “In fact, Guantanamo Bay detention camp appears to host a significant number of people who have no reason to be there.”

 
 
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Original email describes a visit from [redacted], a committee member of an Islamic human rights organization. The email also references a conversation between the author and [redacted] discussing alleged abuse cases that took place at Abu Ghraib.

 
 
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Email chain concerning questions from Congress re: Detainee abuse allegations, Iraqi public corruption, contract fraud and Members of the House Armed Services Committee visiting Guantanamo on 5/25/2004

 
 
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Email references September 2003 Sanchez memo on "CJTF-7 Interrogation and Counter-Resistance Policy" and asks for a signed copy of the "current policy". The email states "You're listed as the POC on Interrogation end Counter-Resistance Policy memo dated 10 Sep 03. I have an unsigned copy. Can you verify that this Is a valid, signed policy? If not, can you send me (or steer me toward) the current policy? Thanks!"

 
 
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Unredacted text recommends behavioral team contact authors of attached study (redacted in full). At bottom, references to Psyop Planning Team and PowerPoint attachment labeled TerrorismBrief.ppt. The email is otherwise redacted.

 
 
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The email is mostly redacted but has two lines that are readable: 1) I know that you may have news for us following your 1600 meet. Please review the documents attached; and 2) Thanks. The GTMO Guys."

 
 
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Email to FBI officials providing logistics for their temporary duty (TDY) in Guantanamo. The email contains attachments, which lists what not to do and what to do while in Guantanamo such as: DO NOT utilize cell phones in GTMO, the Cuban government has the ability to clone your phone and it will be reflected in your monthly bill; Cameras are allowed, but there are restricted areas where photography is prohibited. Signs are posted in these restricted areas; and Several returning interviewers have recommended the book The Arab Mind by Raphael Patai as an excellent primer on the predominant background and culture of the majority of detainees. Another frequently recommended book is Understanding Arabs by Nancy Nydel. Also recommended to read and review is the indictment for the East Africa Bombings. Although a few years old, much of the information is still valid. It provides an excellent background on Al -Qaeda."

 
 
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An FBI email concerning an update. It mentions informing the recipient of the results of a meeting "tomorrow." Contents redacted.

 
 
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These are emails concerning CID Report No. 0184-04-CID259-80230. This document is related to ACLU RDI 1538.

 
 
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An FBI agent who served at Guantanamo is responding to an EC sent to NCAVC, dated March 25, 2003. The agent states that the current email was on behalf of themself and another agent, and was also being sent "to every BAU SSA who spent their required time in Guantanamo because they will be in a position to understand what issues we are addressing". Contents are otherwise completly redacted.

 
 
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Email discusses and includes the "Commander's Conference Update" on detainee operations in Iraq. Includes power point presentation.

 
 
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Attaches a DOD fact sheet on Guantanamo detainees, a newly released DOD order establishing administrative review for procedures for enemy combatants held in Guantanamo and a DOD news release. Attachments not provided.

 
 
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These are emails between FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit and FBI officials stateside. The email is an update on the BAU’s progress and activities while at working with other agencies at Guantanamo The author mentions that they are continuing to assist the interview teams and that the teams are making progress. They participated in a PsyOps meetings and were also asked to review a "DIA Behavioral Ops plan." The unit also provides training to new people coming in on the interview teams. The document ends as the author sarcastically asks if his recent studying of the Qur'an qualifies him for "disability (mental) retirement."

 
 
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Emails refer to a Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) document related to an independent panel to review DOD detention operations and an Office of the Provost Marshall General (PMG) task summary sheet.

 
 
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Emails between Jonathan B. Schwartz and Diane McBride, Beverly S. Holman and Others re: UK Attorney General Goldsmith. Attachment not included.

 
 
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Emails include a proposal to establish an Office of Detainee Ombudsman in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. The Detainee Ombudsman shall be a general or flag officer who will report directly to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense. The Detainee Ombudsman will oversee detainee operations worldwide, visit DOD detention facilities and recommend standards for proper and humane treatment.

 
 
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Email requesting input on an attached paper. the comments from Ms. Holman are "Joann: How is the BM on PC Meeting on Detainees coming. This is just remember that it is due today at 3. Thanks, Beverly Holman."

 
 
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Email states recient new article on CNN reported Gen. Karpinsky saying that Gen. Miller wanted to "Gitmoize" Abu Ghraib. The email also refers to article in Stars and Stripes news paper where Gen. Miller had said he believed in "rapport-building approach (toward detainee interviewing)". The author states "this is not what he was saying at Gitmo when I was there", and directs the email reciepient to a BAU EC written by the Miami Division for an insight in to the matter.

 
 
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The only discernable text in this five (5) page email are dates and times of the email and the salutation "Thanks for the heads up. talk to you soon." The email is otherwise completely redacted.

 
 
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Emails discuss and include John Yoo's Wall Street Journal op-ed entitled "Terrorists Have No Geneva Rights."

 
 
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Emails discuss a parole program for Iraqi detainees in order to deal with the problem of lengthy detentions. LTC [Redacted] states in the email, "[w]e hold detainees so long that there is no hope of getting actionable intelligence."

 
 
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This email provides a reference to an FBI Electronic Communication (EC) that contains allegations of detainee abuse at Guantanamo. Mostly redacted.

 
 
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This email from the Executive Officer of the Army Director of Training focuses on preparing for the Schlesinger Panel's upcoming questioning concerning the pre-deployment training given to military police companies before touring through Iraq, specifically the 800th MP Brigade and the Military Intelligence (MI) Brigade. The email states that "I would submit that the panel, and our responses, will likely focus on the specific training of the 800th MP Brigade and the MI Brigade during Pre and Post Mobilization, to include an assessment of how well they performed during this training."

 
 
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This document is an email criticizing Judge Robertson's decision in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld. The email states that "This is an opportunity for the Administration to fix the process and still save the process." It includes three pages of the opinion Hamdan v. Rumsfeld opinion.

 
 
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Email from Betsy Lippman to State Department officers concerning discussions with the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) legal division in a follow-up to discussions with ICRC President Kellenberger. The email is heavily redacted.

 
 
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Identities of sender and recipient redacted. Sender works for HQ and states that "EAD Pistole wants some talking points by noon today on the quality of DoD's interviews at GTMO. I am going to pull bullets from the attached EC. If you have any thoughts or a more recent update can you give me a call or send mean email? It will be happy to incorporate anything you feel would be useful for EAD Pistole to know on this issue."

 
 
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States that Staff Sgt. Ivan "Chip" Frederick told the Associated Press that he will plead guilty to some offenses involving detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib.

 
 
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Responds to inquiry. Author observed no aggressive treatment of detainees between 4/16/2003-4/18/2003

 
 
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This CIA e-mail contains a summary of Dr. James Mitchell's experience and education.

 
 
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Email from Terese L. McHenry re: unclassified version of CRM comments on OLC opinion forwarded to David E. Nahmias by Jack L. Goldsmith. All other contents redacted.

 
 
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This document is an exchange of emails concerning a Joint Publication on Detainee Operations.

 
 
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State Department email forwarded by JoAnn Dolan from Robert Harris concerning Human Rights Watch report critical of U.S. Action in Afghanistan. Mr. Harris' email has the comment "Human Rights Watch in the past few days issued a highly critical report of US actions in Afghanistan. As an example, the summary of the report states: "Yet today, on Afghan soil, the United States is maintaining a system of arrests and detention as part of its ongoing military and intelligence operations that violates international human rights law and international humanitarian law (the laws of war). In doing so, the United States is endangering the lives of Afghan civilians, undermining efforts to restore the rule of law in Afghanistan, and calling into question its commitment to upholding basic rights." The attachment is not included, and the email is heavily redacted.

 
 
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EC attachment on detainees. Contents redacted.

 
 
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An email between two FBI officials where one asks the other for advice regarding accusations of prisoner abuse being made against two of their agents in Baghdad. The military is asking for access to documents that indicate the two agents interviewed the prisoner making the allegations of abuse; the official asks if the documents should be handed over to the military.

 
 
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This is an email which provides electronic copies "of the CTC/RDG Interrogator Course Critiques." This course was taught by Mitchell, Jessen, and one other redacted official, and the critiques come from "interrogator graduates" and an OMS psychologist who was attending/observing. Most of the critiques are redacted; the remaining remarks are mostly complimentary of Mitchell and Jessen.

 
 
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This email is from Army CID Headquarters to Army CID personnel following-up on a request that they provide information on Navy Military Working Dog (WMD) handlers involved at Abu Ghraib prison, including any statements the Navy personnel may have made to Army CID. The below email is a forward of an email received by the CID HQ with the names (redacted) of specific Navy personnel information is being requested on.

 
 
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Update on the 800th Military Police Brigade's training and readiness. Attached slide is "Mobilization History" with "specified training tasks".

 
 
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Email from FBI Official to FBI Official re: Camp Delta Update. The email states "We were back at Delta this morning (Friday) at the request of a St. Louis agent who has recently gotten some excellent results. It was the only ongoing interview as the JTTF is being put back together and all other interviews were backed up until tomorrow (Saturday). While at Delta this morning, had a call to return to the CP immediately. FBIHQ (SSA [Redacted] etc) had issues regarding # [Redacted] surprise, surprise. STU conversation for about 30 minutes and I'm sure that there will be more to follow. At present, we have been requested to return to the Brig tonight at 9:00 p.m. for more fun and games."

 
 
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Emails between Valerie E. Caproni amd Michael A. Mason re: Referrals. Concerning referrals of criminal cases to the FBI regarding potential detainee abuse.

 
 
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Emails discuss detainee deaths and prison-detainee charts. [Documents are not included].

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email regarding the Office of Inspector General's initiation of an investigation of detainee abuse, stating that the Director's Office has instructed INSD and OCG to ensure the accounting and uniformity of all material submitted to the OIG.

 
 
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Email notifies recipient(s) of detainees who are cleared for release from Abu Ghraib, Camp Cropper, Rusafa, Tasferrat, and Camp Bucca [detainee names and numbers redacted]. Also, there is an attachment referenced in the email with detainee names/numbers listed.

 
 
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This document is an email to the FBI asking for help with a project at GTMO. The project is the build town homes with "culturally correct" decor to reward detainees who are highly cooperative. The email also states that Intel Officer Lt. Col. Buikeme is extremely interested in further developing the interrogation process at GTMO and requests information on any new technological advancements to help with this endeavor.

 
 
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The document is an email sent from the Navy Criminal Investigative Service to the FBI, regarding a status report on the Navy abuse investigation and the FBI's inquiry into FBI personnel contact with two redacted detainees.

 
 
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E-mails between FBI Officials: Chris Swecker, Robert S. Mueller III, Valerie E. Caproni, Bruce J. Gebhardt and [names redacted] re: update on two open prisoner abuse cases Update on 2 open prisoner abuse cases, including alleged rape case. Message mentions a rape allegation being transferred to The Violent Crimes Section (VCS). Also mentions officials: A.J. Turner and Robert Spencer.

 
 
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This email contains slides on Detainee operations and updated OIF Training Guidance. The slide show highlights "Theater Specific Internment and Detainee Operations Collective Tasks" such as: Communicate with Detainees (Muslim Cultural Awareness); Restraint Procedures for Detainees; Respond to a Bomb Threat and/or a Bomb within Detainee Operations; Humane Treatment of Detainees; Non-lethal Weapons Capabilities During Disorders I Disturbances within Detainee Operations; and Biometric Automated Toolset Systems (BATS) and National Detainee Reporting System (NDRS).

 
 
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This email concerns the practices and effectiveness of Tiger Teams, which appear to be FBI interrogation units. It mentions that interviews of detainees can range from 1 to 6.5 hours, and emphasizes patience and continuity in interrogation approaches. The response email from the NSA Operational Training United, Counterintelligence Division, poses a variety of questions about the teams and their interrogation strategies. The next email in the chain lists three documents attached.

 
 
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Emails between State Department officials concerning a Guantanamo issue paper. Attachment not included.

 
 
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This email discusses the need for adequate number of doctors to provide preventative medicine to detainees. The IG report found that doctors were not resources adequately and in some cases lacked adequate training or guidance to perform the detainee operation mission.

 
 
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This is a heavily redacted email sent to students who "have been selected/invited to attend/support the CTC/RDG Interrogators and Debriefers courses." The only unredacted information in the email (other than Mitchell and Jessen's names) is logistical.

 
 
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Email includes a pressing briefing question about the Uyghur detainees being held in Guantanamo, Mr. Boucher is asked whether the U.S. has decided to not send the Uyghur detainees back to China.

 
 
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Email from Beverly Holman to JoAnn Dolan re: International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) Letters on Detainees - (Confidential) 2004 19914-ICRC Letters on Detainees- Due in S/ES by 3:00 pm, 8/25. This email forwards an email with attachments. Attachments not included.

 
 
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Email refers to two documents; no relevant text. [Documents are not included].

 
 
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Contents completly redacted.

 
 
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This is an email (with sender and receiver redacted) sending a final draft of the CIA High Value Target Interrogation and Exploitation (HVTIE) Team Training document. The postscript note in the email mentions Mitchell and Jessen by name and suggests giving them "an opportunity to prepare for their presentation". The attached document is fully redacted.

 
 
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An email included a forwarded chain of emails regarding the protocol for reporting in Afghanistan. A Special Agent may or may not have been a witness to the death of a detainee and had been interviewed by the Naval Criminal Investigative Services about the death in question. Concerns have been voiced that he might have a "failure to report problem" with the incident and might be "in trouble" with the FBI; the email asks how to proceed with this problem.

 
 
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An FBI agent states that when he/she was at Guantanamo they did observe treatment that was not only aggressive, but personally very upsetting. He/she states that these (unspecified) techniques were not being conducted by FBI agents, but employed by the military personnel and government contractors.

 
 
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Email includes a presentation entitled "Deaths of Detainees Under US Military Control." The presentation states that as of May 19, 2004, there have been 63 detainee deaths: 58 deaths in Iraq and 5 in Afghanistan. The 58 deaths in Iraq were reported as follows: 22 killed by enemy mortar attacks at Abu Ghraib; 11 died of natural causes; 1 accidental death caused by heat stroke; 8 killed during riots or escape attempts; 5 "unknown" causes of death; 8 suspected homicides; 3 to be determined pending medical examiner determination. All 5 of the deaths in Afghanistan were ruled as homicides.

 
 
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These emails between Army Officers concerns a request for an interview by the Knight-Ridder newspaper service on the deaths and CID investigation of two (2) detainees at Bagram Collection Point in Afghanistan in December 2002. The request is to interview General McNeill about the incident and subsequent investigation, and the Officers are discussing on how to handle the request.

 
 
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The first email message reads "this is how the whole thing started." At the end of the document, there is what appears to be a witness sworn statement page. Most of the email's contents are redacted.

 
 
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Email from David Bowker to William H. Taft IV, James H. Thessin, Edwards R. Cummings, Joshua L. Dorosin and Todd F. Buchwald re: Draft list of priorities on International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) Report. No attachment.

 
 
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Forward of an article discussing the creation of a nine-member Combined Review and Release Board for detainees made up of members of the Coalition Forces and the Interim Iraqi Government's Ministries of Justice, Interior and Human Rights.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding the rights granted to EPWs under the Geneva III Convention should the detaining power choose to institute judicial proceedings (criminal prosecution).

 
 
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No relevant text, refers to a document entitled "IM to S POWS 3 24 03 fina." [Document is not included].

 
 
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An email regarding an FBI agent who had recently reported to Mary F. Rook about possible misconduct from his military deployment in Iraq. The agent ran into another FBI employee who ran an "under the radar" detainee facility in Iraq where prisoner abuse occurred, and the agent had first-hand knowledge regarding the employee's "egregious" involvement in the abuse. The agent was told to document everything and provide as much specific information as possible.

 
 
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An FBI email concerning an update. It mentions informing the recipient of the results of a meeting "tomorrow." Contents redacted.

 
 
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Emails between DOS Officials discussing the death of an Egyptian scientist, Mohamed Abdel Moneim Al-Azmeerly, who was killed while in U.S. custody at Abu Ghraib. There is concern that the death of Al-Azmeerly will gain publicity in Egypt and become a public opinion issue for the U.S.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email regarding a 02/20/05 Department of Defense request for FBI documents related to detainee abuse allegations.

 
 
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Email from Kenneth Wainstein to Robert Mueller, Valerie Caproni re: Preparation for Testimony on Detainee Issue. Contents heavily redacted.

 
 
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An email discussing "SR responses."

 
 
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These emails are between Navy NCIS investigators tracking down a Navy Military Working Dog (MWD) handler and follows-up to ask whether CID HQ came through with any information on the MWD who gave statement to Army CID but wasn’t implicated in any abuse allegation. One of the email participants’ states that a picture of “Clark and his dog” were on front page of El Mundo with article (“mostly fluff”).

 
 
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This email chain includes two cables discussing the status of Abu Zubaydah's interrogation and describing his condition. The first cable is dated August 2, 2002 and describes Abu Zubaydah's condition on day 45 of the isolation phase. It also states that the team is ready to move on to the next phase of interrogation once it has been full approved by headquarters. The second cable is from July 2002 and includes details on the ways in which the team plans to increase the pressure in the next phase of Abu Zubaydah's interrogation. Psychologists Bruce Jessen and James Mitchell will assist in this effort.

 
 
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Emails concerning medicine facilities, prisoner of war camps and detentions facilities with a focus on preventative treatment and responsive action.

 
 
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Email with an update that four detainees will be released from Guantanamo. The email states "At long last, some excellent news. In the very near future, four (4) Detainees, three (3) Afghans and one (1) Tajik will be sent home. Please keep this information close as we [are] sworn to secrecy prior to being briefed on the OPS plan. We had very little to input as the plan already contained most of our thoughts. I wonder if a conversation we had with the DHS interrogators supervisor had anything to do with that. Anyway, the plan has already been delayed from its initial date, bill I do believe something will happen this week."

 
 
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Preparations for The Director's Senate Judiciary hearing on 5/20/04 Concerning the Treatment of Prisoners, i.e. Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo.

 
 
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E-mail between [redacted], Valerie Caproni and others [redacted] re: Post report. Reply Email between [redacted], Valerie Caproni and others [redacted]; original message from: Valerie Caproni; to: Cassandra Chandler, Eleni Kalisch, Kenneth Wainstein, Robert Mueller, Steven Mccraw, Bruce Gebhardt; cc: M.C. Briece and T.J. Harrington. The original message states that: "According to Washington Post report, one of the MPs said that the FBI was involved in the abuse [at Abu Ghurayb]. We are going to try to get a copy of the statement and see if there is anything we can do to follow up. As of right now, my information is that because of the danger at the prison, our people never spent the night." The reply Email states, "Valerie, We are ready to launch on the other interviews and as you know there is zero indication of this thus far"

 
 
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This email forwards a news article from the Slate news service on the investigation of detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib prison. There is no context to the email.

 
 
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Preparation of Gary M. Bald for testimony before the House Permenant Select Committee on Intelligence on Iraqi prisoners, including detainee interrogations.

 
 
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Email by FBI Special Agent Jon E. Bibnik responds to an Inspection Division request about possible observance of "aggressive treatment, interrogations or interview techniques on GTMO detainees." Bibnik responds affirmatively and recounts an incident observed by another Special Agent where two unknown interviewers from an unknown government agency used loud music and smoke to interview a detainee. He goes on to physically describe the interviewers and cross them off a list of government agencies they might belong to. This is the only affirmative response to the Inspector's July 9, 2004 email.

 
 
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Refers to Revised AG talkers (talking points) on interrogation for a discussion. The attached documents are "McCotter mstrong Points," "Iraq Points," "Iraq Corrections Points," and "Afghanistan."

 
 
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Email chain requests an update concerning a matter origionaly referred to Public Corruption Unit and mentions AUSA Robert Spencer of the Eastern District of Virginia becoming involved in the investigation. Includes 8/9/2004 e-mail noting that author has not heard anything about the status of the investigation. Response states "this is a bit of a hot potato and I don't want to be the one who did not make something happen in this." The email concludes with a request for an update on the "WFO case re Iraq abuses?"

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding legal issues in Guantanamo Bay, specifically interrogation techniques, and the FBI's participation.

 
 
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Email from Jeremy Caddel concerning talking points for the Email from Jeremy D. Caddel to Eric K. Fisher, Jeffrey J. Hawkins and Others re: Talking Points for International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC). The talking points include: Doab Prison had been used for detainees, but that practice has been discontinued; Certain individuals have been moved to Bagram AFB; The United States wishes to emphasize that we are still engaged in active hostilities in Afghanistan; and The health and welfare of enemy combatants captured by the United States in coalition operations is monitored by U.S. personnel to ensure individuals recieve necessary medical care and are treated in accordance with applicable law.

 
 
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This January 22, 2003 email is a message from [redacted] stating that he has informed the CTC that he no longer wants to be associated with the interrogation program "due to serious reservation" and will be retiring shortly.

 
 
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The emails discuss an attached document entitled "Tasking Summary Sheet" (the sheet is attached). The sheet includes a summary of reported violations in Iraq.

 
 
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Contains info regarding Iraq prisoner cases; original e-mail 8/5/2004 sent to Alex J Turner asking whether there is any update on Iraq prisoner abuse case; subsequent e-mail 8/6/2004 copied to Alex Turner states "We have met with Army CID, USAO-EDVA and DOJ Criminal Division, WFO is coordinating with Army CID to determine what evidence exists and to establish a joint investigative strategy".

 
 
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Email from Ronald Miller to Jeremy Caddel re Afghan detainees. "S siad to make it happen as DoD has planned."

 
 
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Email deatils a detainees's Guantanamo hearing wherein the detainee wants to represent himself or have a Yemeni lawyer represent him.

 
 
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NCIS Special Agent follows up on a previous email from the Division Chief of the Personal Crimes Department at NCIS, who had requested information regarding a detainee death of which he was previously unaware. The original email provides a summary of an incident in which a detainee "died of unknown causes 36 hours after he was apprehended." He is suspected of dying "from head injuries suffered during one of over 20 escape attempts, including one in which he escaped from his restraints and threw himself through a 1/2 story window, landing on his head." Immediately after the fall, he checked out OK by a medical officer, but "a few hours later he took a turn for the worse and died with a Corpsman present." There were no allegations of abuse.

 
 
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Email from Henry Bisharat to JoAnn Dolan forwarding an email with attachment concerning a meeting of Deputy Secretary Richard Armitage with the Swedish Defense Minister Bjorn von Sydow.

 
 
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A Proposed response to Patton Boggs lawyers attachment (not included).

 
 
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This FBI email mentions disagreements between the DOD and the FBI on how to handle interrogations of detainees at Guantanamo bay. The FBI is advising DOD on techniques that were ineffective in producing reliable intelligence. Email cites example of DOD methods and notes that the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) wrote an electronic communication explaining FBI versus DOD methods of interrogation.

 
 
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This document is a series of emails relating a possible extradition treaty between the US and Iraq and the rules surrounding Miranda rights.

 
 
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Email referring to to unclassified version of Department of Justice Criminal Division comments on OLC opinion. The rest of the email contents are redacted.

 
 
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This email concerns an investigation in to an account of a DIA/DHS officer who while at the Bagram Collection Point participated in the abuse of an Uzbek who was turned over to Coalition forces by local villagers. The report, unsubstantiated, was that once the Uzbek came in to custody the DIA/DHS officer allegedly “threw a few pooches of his own” on the detainee, who was already beaten-up during his capture by local villagers. The report of detainee abuse was already investigated and determined to be unfounded, but this email between DIA officers concerns attending a meeting on the conduct of the DIA/DHS officer separately accused, and if one or both of the email participants should attend the meeting.

 
 
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Email refers to the ICRC's February 2004 report on detentions in Iraq. [Content redacted; report not included].

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email regarding the release of detainee related documents under the ACLU FOIA request.

 
 
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Email is completly redacted except for subject title - Afghanistan

 
 
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These emails between DIA officials discuss SJA review of AR 15-6 investigations, letters of reprimand stemming from detainee abuse allegations and DIA's need to do a "round up" of all possible detainee abuse cases.

 
 
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This document is an email alerting recipients that, after discussions with FBI Director Mueller, FBI is sending DoD 8 interviews with agents who reported seeing actions that might constitute detainee mistreatment.

 
 
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[Contents completely redacted].

 
 
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These emails are between State department officials concerning requests for access to Guantanamo. The emails are largly redacted and the actual requests, who is making the request and the reply as to the requests is not available.

 
 
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The document is a redacted internal FBI email sent from Valerie Caproni to FBI Director Robert Mueller regarding EC detainees.

 
 
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Attaches document entitled "grave v. simple breaches" (presumably of Geneva Conventions). Attached document not provided.

 
 
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Email regarding interview by DOD IG investigators on abuse allegations in Iraq.

 
 
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The document is a series of internal FBI emails, regarding the JTF GTMO and SOUTHCOM requests for unredacted copies of documents released to the ACLU.

 
 
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Emails discuss and include various news articles, one Reuters article is entitled: "US grants protection for anti-Tehran group in Iraq." The articles report that the United States gave 3,800 Iranian rebels at the Ashraf base in Iraq protected status; the status accords the detainees human rights protections consistent with the Geneva Conventions (e.g. allows detainees access to the Red Cross and the UNHCR, the U.N. refugee agency). Also included in the emails are talking/prep points.

 
 
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Email from Cheryl Parker to Timothy E. Wilder re: URGENT!! SECRET NODIS SA ACTION-Afghan Desk/Wilder: Detainee Issue. Ms. Parker includes the following comment "DUE TO SA: TODAY, JUNE 16, AT COB ACTION: Afghan Desk - Tim Wilder INFO: TKL, BT S/WCI - A/S Prosper sent a memo to A/S Rocca regarding a detainee issue. "A copy of the memo is available to see in the SA Front Office. The action required is due to the SMICI office by Noon, June 17. Please come to review and take action by the SA due date above. Thanks, Cheryl Parker"

 
 
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Refers to Draft OLC opinion. All other info redacted.

 
 
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An email about FBI agents getting contacted by the military to partake in interviews as witnesses to allegations of prisoner abuse. One FBI Agent will be asked to recall any injuries or marks or complaints on a detainee he interviewed at Guantanamo Bay. Other agents, who were present at Abu Gharib prison during a three month period in which military personnel committed abuse, will have their names sent over to the Army.

 
 
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Emails discuss and include a Wall Street Journal article entitled "Pentagon Report Set Framework for Use of Torture: Security or Legal Factors Could Trump Restrictions, Memo to Rumsfeld Argued." The article discusses a classified report by Donald Rumsfeld, which stated the President was authorized to approve almost any physical or psychological actions during interrogations, in spite of domestic and international laws prohibiting the use of torture.

 
 
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Ms. Caproni states in her email that according to a redacted source the policy on exculpatory info detainees is not set and will most likely not be set until the redacted source returns in 2 weeks.

 
 
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Email refers to a cable that apparently concerns the International Committee of the Red Cross.

 
 
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This email is a response to a Bureau wide memo sent by Steve McCraw to illicit information from FBI agents who toured through Guantanamo Bay to report any suspected or witnessed abuse of detainees at Guantanamo Bay.. This FBI agent states he did not tour through Guantanamo, but did observe non-FBI interrogation techniques in Afghanistan. No details.

 
 
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The email sets up a review of Major General Taguba's report.

 
 
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Email forwarding cable concerning a meeting with representatives of the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC).

 
 
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Emails between Valerie E. Caproni, Marion E. Bowman, Patrick W. Kelley, and Others re: Combatant Status Review Tribunal in Guantanamo. Discusses status of the tribunal process for four enemy combatants; one e-mail notes disappointment "when the Taliban combatant was docile and cooperative -- I was hoping for some action" [Mentions/refers to the Secretary of Navy and the FBI Senior Agent].

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding the procedure by which to document interviews with HVD-1 (Saddam Hussein). Significant portions of the document are redacted.

 
 
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Email between Jennifer Vlau, Sara Stryker and Jeremy Caddel concerning a Reuters article on U.S. Amb. Khalilzad conducting a review of Afghan jails in response to abuse allegations.

 
 
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The document is an email, regarding a brief requested from HQ.

 
 
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Emails discuss an OSCE meeting and the concerns of various human rights organizations over alleged torture and abuse of detainees in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay. The original email has a report attached, which briefly discusses the death of two Afghan detainees and the abuse of other detainees, including John Walker Lindh. It also mentions a Human Rights Watch report that states 94 civilians have died while in U.S. custody.

 
 
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Refers to attached briefing re: Guantanamo (not linked). Contents Completely Redacted.

 
 
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Emails that appear to be primarily between staff of the CIA's Office of the Inspector General, relating to the OIG's investigation of the CIA's interrogation program. The emails primarily concern the arrangment of interviews relevant to the investigation.

 
 
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Email concerns news paper article about Guantanamo. Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly is mentioned.

 
 
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Email refers to request by TJ Harrington to speak to General Miller regarding the impersonation of FBI interrogators and requests specific dates and details. [Page 2 of this document was later released in less-redacted form, and is ACLU-RDI 3380.]

 
 
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Refers to Remaining CRM papers. The rest is completely redacted.

 
 
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Email from Robert Harris to Nina E. Schou, Gilda M. Brancado, Francis M. Gaffney, Katherine M. Gorove, JoAnn Dolan and Samuel M. Witten forwarding a letter from Kofi Annan on behalf of the Uighur community about the oppression of the Uighur (Uyghur) people by the Chinese government. The email is also a forward of an email Kofi Annan received from the Uighur's to take up their cause for human rights in China.

 
 
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This emial is to discuss Dept. of State talking points concerning detainees and Guantanamo. Heavily redacted.

 
 
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Guidance for Military Intelligence interrogation of detainees

 
 
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Email requesting approval of a June 25, 2004 daily update.

 
 
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Emails reference a PowerPoint presentation entitled "Prison deaths." [The PowerPoint presentation is not included].

 
 
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Email includes an executive summary that discusses the need for the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict (ASD SO/LIC) to assume responsibility over development of major DOD policies and plans related to persons detained in association with the Global War on Terrorism.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding the FBI's most current interrogation policy for detainees

 
 
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Email states that the author has experienced "unfavorable contact" with AUSA Robert Spencer of the Eastern District of Virginai regarding "WFO's failure to more aggressively address pending allegations". Specifically, AUSA Spencer berated an agent on the matter and "It would be of great benefit if HQ could run a little interference with DOJ. Less pressure on the EDVA would equate to less pressure on WFO".

 
 
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These emails are a response to for a request for feedback from FBI agents who have cycled through Guantanamo and witnessed detainee abuse. An agent responded and wrote "I did observe treatment that was not only aggressive, but personally very upsetting; although I can't say that this treatment was perpetrated by Bureau employees. It seemed that these techniques were being employed by the military, government contract employees." When Ms. Caproni asked the agent to provide details he responded by stating "I entered interview rooms to find a detainee chained hand and foot in a fetal position to the floor, with no chair, food or water. Most times they had urinated or defecated on themselves, and had been left there for 18- 24 hours or more. On one occasion, the air conditioning had been turned down so far and the temperature was so cold that the barefoot detainee was shaking with cold."

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding the fulfillment of an Office of Inspector General request for documents related to Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghuraib Prison.

 
 
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Email refers to an attached memo that has been revised, the memo appears to be related to detainee transfers. Memo not included.

 
 
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Attaches "an outline of the coervive techniques in the military's interviewing toolkit. I will also send our Interview Plan for Detainee [redacted]. When I return to D.C. I will bring a copy of the military's interview Plan?. You won't believe it!"

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding a Department of Justice Office of Inspector General request for documents related to detainee abuse. The email details an observed incident of potential abuse.

 
 
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These emails concern a request from the Judge Advocate to all Army units that have a reported Article 15 concerning a detainee in Afghanistan, Guantanamo or Iraq between October 1, 2001 and July 9, 2004 to provide that data as soon as possible. A response states "ALL units at Fort Sill report that there were no Article 15s imposed in the units for detainee-related offenses occurring in Iraq, Afghanistan, or GTMO from 1 Oct 01 - 9 Jul 04. Specifically, the following units have zero article 15s to report: - Ill Corps Artillery units: 17th Brigade, 75th Brigade, 212th Brigade, and 214th Brigade - (includes 19th Maintenance Bn); Field Artillery Training Center (FATC); and 30th Field Artillery Regiment."

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email regarding the Office of Inspector General's review of the detainee issues and its request for documents pertaining to possible detainee abuse.

 
 
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Email from DOD to DOD reminding officials to refrain from abusing and mistreating detainees.

 
 
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State Department email from Nicholas Miscione concerning the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) request to visit the detainees held in Afghanistan. No attachment included.

 
 
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This email from JoAnn Dolan forwards a letter received by the U.S. Mission from an attorney representing a Guantanamo Detainee. The letter requests that the detainee be given access to counsel and to have the charges and legal justification for holding him set forth. It also informs the U.S. that litigation has been filed in the UK concerning the detention and handling of the Guantanamo detainees.

 
 
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Valerie Caproni is trying to schedule a meeting with the recipient. The email states "I am trying to get together the facts on our knowledge of treatment of detainees for the Director. We need to talk today so I can tie down one piece of what we knew when When is a good time to talk? Valerie Caproni."

 
 
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Email from Jonathan Crock to JoAnn Dolan re "Saudi cable" sent to DOD. Doc not listed in DOS log.

 
 
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Questions whether FORSCOM [United States Army Forces Command] has a weekly update on criminal cases involving detainees. Reference is made to detainees being held at Fort Bragg and in Germany. In response the answer is "Due to the sensitivity, you're going to have to ask for this stuff through OTJAG [Office of the Judge Advocate General] or JFCOM [Joint Forces Command]. Sorry we're on pins and needs here".

 
 
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Email refers to Army Regulation 190-8 (AR 190-8), which is a DOD directive that establishes policies for the treatment of Enemy Prisoners of War, Retained Personnel, Civilian Internees and Other Detainees.

 
 
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This June 22, 2007 email re: EIT briefing for SECSTATE discusses the meeting Mitchell and Jessen had with John Rizzo and Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice (General Counsel John Bellenger also attended) to discuss two EITs and Common Article III. The email states that Secretary of State Rice supported the program but since the passage of the Detainee Treatment Act she had grown concerned about two proposed EITs: sleep deprivation and nudity.

 
 
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Emails discussed possible abuse in Abu Grarib prison. M.C. Briese stated he did not witness any mistreatment, however, stated Abu Graib was understaffed. Also, referred Caproni to CJIS and HRT management, explaining those offices spent a great deal of time at Abu Graib.

 
 
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This email includes a chain of forwarded emails expressing an Army CID's desire to interview FBI special agents who are witnesses in an investigation surrounding allegations of prisoner abuse. The prisoner alleges to have been tortured in "an act called the scorpion," cuffed, dragged and punched. File name: DOIJOIG001732

 
 
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This email refers to a meeting with the DOD regarding prisoner-abuse investigations in Iraq.  The contents of the email is "If I can provide any additional information, please let me know I'll be out of the office on Monday, May 17th, but will return on Tuesday morning. Thanks." The email is otherwise redacted.

 
 
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Email from Henry Bisharat to JoAnn Dolan, Heather Conley, Debra Cagan and Others re: Danish Press on Danish Guantanamo Detainees. The article forwarded is from the newspaper Copenhagen Politiken, dated 8/9/02, reporting on the Danish government's lack of inquiry regarding a Danish detainee.

 
 
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The emails discuss a request by Congressman Frank R. Wolf's office requesting their (FBI's) attendance at a press conference re: additional funding for gang investigations. In one email, Chris Swecker lists things to later discuss with Laura Laughlin, the list is redacted except for one line, which reads "A request from over 40 Congressional members to DOJ for the Justice dept/FBI to look into the Abu G contracters."

 
 
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These emails between Army Officers concerns the detention operations and is mostly redacted except for a few comments such as "Please pass to the trainers. Enclosed is MG Miller, Detention OPS recommendation to the training program.

 
 
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Emails between DOS Officials discussing the death of an Egyptian scientist, Mohamed Abdel Moneim Al-Azmeerly, who was killed while in U.S. custody at Abu Ghraib.

 
 
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This document is a heavily redacted email exchange between Valerie Caproni and another official with the subject line "battlefield advice."

 
 
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An email including a chain of forwarded emails regarding an FBI agent who received anonymous verbal harassment for reporting information about detainee abuse to an ongoing IG investigation. The email clears up the identity of the agent.

 
 
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Email from Michael Corbin to JoAnn Dolan forwarding a cable from Ambassador Neumann concerning Bahrain's press front paged and headline on November 24 and the the Prime Minister's raising the Guantanamo detainee issue with "CODEL Issa". The story said he urged CODEL Issa to help secure the release of Bahraini citizens held at Guantanamo and that the Prime Minister wished to see them reunited with their families as soon as possible. The cable is heavily redacted.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email regarding a call from a redacted person related to access to FBI documents detailing arguable mistreatment of detainees by DoD employees or subcontractors.

 
 
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Email. Contents redacted.

 
 
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This State Department email from Keith Loken forwards several attachements concerning the "Iraq Strategic Transition Plan Matrix" to other State Department officials. Attachements not included.

 
 
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These are emails between Navy NCIS investigators discussing the death of a detainee in Iraq and who will lead the investigation. The death involved a US Marine detachment and the question was if Army CID or Navy NCIS would lead. Army CID is lead investigator and Navy NCIS will assist if necessary.

 
 
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Emails discuss and refer to Questions and Answers: Armitage hearings.

 
 
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Questions whether FORSCOM [United States Army Forces Command] has a weekly update on criminal cases involving detainees. Reference is made to detainees being held at Fort Bragg and in Germany

 
 
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Email described that in December, 2003, a US soldier dropped an unconscious Iraqi male off to a medical facility; medical examinations concluded that the Iraqi male died from blunt force trauma to the head. The email concluded that an army investigation was currently underway to identify the person(s) who interrogated the deceased.

 
 
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Email references a document entitled "Information Paper on PMG vice CID." The document discusses the Office of the Provost Marshall General's (OPMG) current and future operations. The document also includes a timeline of operational support the Army provided related to detainee operations (Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom).

 
 
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These emails are personal messages between FBI agents, one stateside and one at Guantanamo. the one who is stateside received a call from a former AUSA from the Newark, NJ office who passes on warm regards to the agent at Guantanamo. The email contains no information concerning detainees or operations at Guantanamo.

 
 
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This State Department email from David Bowker to Joshua Dorosin is the last in a series of emails initiated by JoAnn Dolan to Debbie Daumit with the comment: "Debbie: Hal is up at USUN covering a conference on Terrorism Convention and left a message for Mike this morning requesting a copy of the latest press Guidance on the detainees at GTMO and their status. I He can be reached at 44227 or by E-Mail through Millie Lester at USUN. He says he also left a message for Peter Masan so perhaps someone has already gotten back to him." with attachments of talking points and press guidance on responding to questions concerning the Guantanamo detainees.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email regarding the Office of Inspector General's initiation of a full investigation into the FBI's handling of allegations of detainee abuse, including any FBI personnel who may have either witnessed or participated in any such abuse.

 
 
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Emails refer to a document apparently described as or entitled Jul 1 info paper. [Document is not included].

 
 
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Email states author is complying with a request by Steven McCraw to coordinated interviews of FBI personnel, but will not open internal investigation unless they receive information involving misconduct. Author states he/she has contacted at least one person in the Washington Field Office (WFO) who is "more than willing to be interviewed" and who has already forwarded documents concerning interviews in Iraq.

 
 
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E-mails between John S. Pistole, T.J. Harrington, Valerie E. Caproni, and Others re: FBI operations in Guantanamo, Afghanistan and Iraq. Emails discuss a general concern for FBI operations and interrogation techniques used. Also, there is a discussion of a meeting with Vice Admiral Church regarding FBI detention/interrogation procedures at Guantanamo; Valerie Caproni requests names of all agents who have participated in interviews of detainees in Iraq, Guantanamo, and Afghanistan.

 
 
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This email forwards information concerning the UN-KFOR experience in Kosovo and the lessons learned from that military engagement as it pertains to training soldiers on handling detainee operations, and the proper way to recognize and report detainee and civilian abuse. The original message states “Detainee abuse in Iraq and Afghanistan echoes the incidents reported in Kosovo, with the clear exception of the more dangerous and stressful conditions of combat versus peace enforcement operations.” The Officer receiving the email responds that “this is the first that I have heard of the KFOR incidents referenced below. If others here were aware, afraid that institutional knowledge was lost as our SFOR/KFOR AOs have PCS'd or retired over the last 4-5 years. Second, such training would not have had bearing on the incidents under investigation with OIF. The OIF units involved were not originally mobilized, trained, and deployed to conduct detention operations.”

 
 
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Email between Jeremy Caddel, John Gastright re: outstanding detainee cables. The comments from Mr. Caddel to Mr. Gastright are "All, Attached is a short cable to Kabul requesting reply to a couple of detainee cables that are outstanding. Request your clearance as soon as possible—need to get it out today. > Thanks, Jeremy"

 
 
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Original email refers to a document entitled "Traditional responsibilities of Military Police in detainee operations... ." The document is described as a background paper to be released to CNN, it lists the doctrinal responsibilities of the Military Police.

 
 
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Email from the Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army directing all army units to report any Article 15 punishments related to detainee abuse either in Iraq, Afghanistan or Guantanamo Bay, Cuba from October 2001 through July 2004 to the JAG.

 
 
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State Department cable on addressing the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention report that was critical of the U.S. and the detention of Taliban and Al-Qaeda fighters in Guantanamo. The cable instructs the U.S. representatives that the "U.S. Respectfully Disagrees With the Opinion No. 5/2003 Dated May 8, 2003, and the Communication Dated January 8, 2003 of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detentions. "Notwithstanding the fact that the detainees at Guantanamo are unlawful enemy combatants, the armed forces of the U.S. are treating and will continue to treat the detainees humanely and, to the extent appropriate and consistent with the principles of the Geneva Convention... the detainees will not be subject to physical or mental abuse or cruel treatment." Finally, the cable points out that the Working Group’s mandate does not include competence to address the issue of the Geneva Conventions or matters arising therefrom.

 
 
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Emails between State Department officials concerning an article concerning the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) re-visiting the Guantanamo detainees. The email portion is heavily redacted.

 
 
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Questions whether FORSCOM [United States Army Forces Command] has a weekly update on criminal cases involving detainees. Reference is made to detainees being held at Fort Bragg and in Germany. In response the answer is "Due to the sensitivity, you're going to have to ask for this stuff through OTJAG [Office of the Judge Advocate General] or JFCOM [Joint Forces Command]. Sorry we're on pins and needs here". Which is then reply with “Not a problem...it is not any better up here”.

 
 
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Emails between David Bowker, Monica Tillery, Joshua Dorosin, JoAnn Dolan and Others re: PM/IM/S - Visit to Guantanamo Bay 2/15. Attachment not included

 
 
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Email discusses meeting to be scheduled re: Combatant Status Review Tribunal

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding the development of a conduct policy for FBI agents participating in detainee interrogations at Guantanamo Bay.

 
 
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Email lists the names/ numbers of detainees cleared for release from Camp Bucca [detainee names/numbers redacted].

 
 
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Request for an update on the training of personnel re: handling of detainees in the wake of the abuses at Abu Ghraib prison. Attachment outlines improvements in the handling of detainees. Training includes increasing observer evaluations and refresher courses on Army Values, Geneva Conventions and Muslim cultural awareness, and asks "Can you determine if this training specifically used the incidents in Kosovo as an illustration of what soldiers should not do and what leaders should not allow to happen?"

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email sent from Eleni Kalisch to FBI Director Robert Mueller, regarding an HPSCI briefing concerning detainee interrogations. The briefing included information about the yield of information from detainee interrogations, the value of "capture shock," and the FBI's role overseas in conducting interviews.

 
 
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The original email includes an attachment entitled "5-25 daily update." The document is attached in the email, the subject of the document is OPMG Operations.

 
 
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Email string between Joseph Brennig, Jeremy Caddel, James A, McNaught and Ronald W. Milelr re Response. Contents redacted.

 
 
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Email from Jordan Leiter to Julie Samuels referencing an attachment bearing the name "CRIM DIV comment on draft DOJ statement on Interrogation in War Against Terrorism".

 
 
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FBI Emails between Valerie E. Caproni, Chris Swecker and Others concerning reports of abuse of detainees at Guantanamo and the scheduled interview of a specific (un-named) detainee who is considered a High Value target. Many of the emails in the chain concern scheduling meetings to discuss these matters.

 
 
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Emails between Molly C. Phee, Joshua L. Dorosin and Virginia L. Bennett re: Points on Detainee Issues with attachment. Comments are: "Molly - I've prepared the attached points on the detainee issue and have sent to DOD and NSC for clearance. What is you absolute deadline? Josh." No attachment included.

 
 
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The email states "Steve: What is the status of determining the facts about DHS personnel identifying themselves as FBI Agents? This is totally unacceptable, if in fact it is occurring. Please advise. srw"

 
 
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Two forwarded emails documenting the redacted author receiving a letter from Army CID requesting a roster of FBI personnel in Iraq from October to December 2003. This request is part of an investigation of allegations of abuse against detainees at Abu Gharib prison.

 
 
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Emails discuss mistreatment of detainees at Guantanamo (GTMO), the author would like the recipient, who was assigned to GTMO, to respond with any information related to detainee abuse.

 
 
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Emails between State Department officials concerning Swedish press reports on the detention of Mehdi Mohammad Ghezali at Guantanamo. The email is mostly redacted.

 
 
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The document is an email, regarding an update on Detainee #63. The email includes information on the most recent Interrogation Plan for the detainee.

 
 
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Email describes a new, streamlined screening process for detainees and lists 175 detainees cleared for release from Abu Ghraib, Al-Salhiva, Camp Bucca, Camp Cropper and Tasferrat [detainee names and numbers redacted].

 
 
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This is an email from an FBI agent on a tour of duty at Guantanamo Bay. The email describes the release/repatriation announcement of four (4) Guantanamo detainees. After the announcement the author of the emails reported "unrest" and a "threat of mass suicide" (which did not occur). The email goes on to describe procedures for moving detainees within the prison, and the opening of a new section of the prison. The author of the email also lists the groups he/she has worked with in Guantanamo, including members of the NYPD, AF OSI, Army CID, and NCIS.

 
 
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Email from an FBI Official to Stephen Wiley concerning Guantanamo Interviews. The email states "At your request I contacted [redacted] who advised that Senate staffer who works for Sen. Gregg is interested in gaining background into in preparation for a briefing from us. He is interested in a summary paper detailing the scope of what we do and the capabilities of our staff [redacted] asked that I email or fax her the summary in a couple of weeks. Contents is otherwise redacted.

 
 
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Email from Nina Schou to JoAnn Dolan and others Re: talkers on arrest and detention of aliens. The email has an attachment of a response submitted at the Commission on Human Rights that had been drafted with input from Quynh Vu of the Office of the Deputy A.G.", (attachment not included). The email also states "On the military commissions and enemy combatants held at Guantanamo, this paper is clearly not on point. Gilda, I assume you have forwarded Frank our reply to the Amnesty complaint which addresses those concerns."

 
 
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Refers to "Agency Issues." All other info redacted.

 
 
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Responds to request from Section Chief to Unit Chiefs on 9/23/2004, stating that all FBIHQ divisions are requested to search e-mails, work copies and investigative notes in connection with the FOIA application. Lists responsive documents.

 
 
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Emails between Joshua L. Dorosin, Michael T. Peay and Edward R. Cummings re:Treatment of Guantanamo Detainees - Critical Herald Tribune Story, 10/30/02. The email is seeking guidance on Tribune's article about the maltreatment of Guantanamo detainees.

 
 
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Behavioral Analysis Advisor writes he observed aggressive interrogation techniques that were planned and implemented against certain detainees. The email states "As you may be aware, I was in GTMO and I did observe aggressive Interrogation practices and as a Behavioral Analysis Advisor on interrogation techniques was aware of extreme interrogation techniqUes that were planned and implemented against certain detainees. These events were summarized in memos and an EC written by myself and my colleagues between Oct and May of 2002. I have been discussing these events with GC Valerie Caproni."

 
 
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FBI emails regarding FBI disapproval of the Defense Department's outline of accepted interrogation techniques.

 
 
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Email provides recipients with an updated strategy on detainee operations following the Army's discovery of detainee abuse. Original email/update is from Major General Geoffrey Miller.

 
 
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The email presents an attachment containing bullets on possible prosecution of the Iraqi prison abuses and a brief outline of MEJA [Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act].

 
 
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These emails concern the coordination of the State Department’s resources in transferring operations of the Joint Interagency Interrogation functions to a new command that will be headed by MG Dunleavy. The new Joint Task Force (JTF-170) will also be responsible for the “worldwide management of interrogation of suspected terrorists detained in support of US military operations”. There is a discussion on the flexibility of the US for allowing foreign government access to detainees, especially at Guantanamo.

 
 
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Email from FBI to FBI re: Update on Guantanamo Visit. The email is describing routine matters with no specific detainee information.

 
 
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State Department email from David W. Bowker to Joshua Dorosin forwarding an email from Evan Bloom on press guidance and talking points on the legal status of the Guantanamo detainees held by the U.S.. Attachment not included.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding the legality or propriety of the DHS interrogation plans being designed and implemented for detainees at Guantanamo Bay.

 
 
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Emails discuss a news article and a Meet the Press interview. The original email states "Newsweek reports that they have obtained a series of OLC memos from the fall of 2001 forward, quotes a State Department lawyer as saying "we were horrified" and quotes from a Taft-Yoo rebuttal memo in January 2002." [A link is provided].

 
 
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FBI E-mail from: [redacted] to [redacted], [redacted], and [redacted] re: FW Iraq Interviews. The original e-mail message includes attachments of inserts, containing results of three FBI interviews. In the reply message, the author states, "LAFO reported 'one instance of a detainee talking about some kind of mistreatment which did not appear to be anything major.'"

 
 
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This e-mail includes a draft of interrogation training documents for a CIA course with a note concerning Dr. James Mitchell and Dr. Bruce Jessen's role in an upcoming presentation. The draft notes are redacted and are labeled "CIA High Value Target Interrogation and Exploitation (HVTIE) Team Training.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email regarding draft appropriate procedures for FBI divisions to follow when producing documents for the Office of Inspector General and the Government Accountability Office.

 
 
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Email from FBI Official to FBI BAU/CASMIRC re: Update from Camp Delta, Guantanamo. Email states "Our work load has become a little too over-weighted with the DHS group. We had a couple of successes with that bunch and I think that they are our friends for life. There is obvious friction between the BSC team (DoD Behavioral Science) and the DHS interrogators which makes our presence a little uncomfortable at times."

 
 
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Emails discuss the House Representative request to the Attorney General to transmit documents in his possession relating to the treatment of prisoners and detainees in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Guantanamo Bay.

 
 
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Email includes a "Briefing to Senate Arm Service Committee." It is a briefing on the actions taken by the CID in response to allegations of detainee abuse and deaths. The briefing explains that there are nine death cases still "active pending investigations," eight of the nine are homicide cases, it is suspected that the detainees were fatally assaulted either during or before interrogations. There are also twelve soldier misconduct cases mentioned, ten are assaults (soldiers kicked, punched and/or threatened detainees) and two are sexual assaults. Also mentioned in the briefing are twenty-seven of sixty-nine CID investigations. The cases are classified as follows: three death investigations and twenty-four soldier misconduct investigations. One of the deaths is a murder case, a soldier shot and killed an Afghan who allegedly lunged towards a weapon. The other two cases are mentioned as active pending investigations, in the first case, an Iraqi national drowned after being pushed off of a bridge. In the second case, an Iraqi was shot and killed after he allegedly lunged at an officer. In regards to the twenty-four soldier misconduct cases mentioned, six are assaults (soldiers punched, kicked and/or fired a weapon at or near a detainee) and eighteen are thefts.

 
 
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These emails concern the updating of the Army training on how the Army conducts detainee operations. The emails cover several proposals, both long and short term, and make reference to the Army battalion participating in peace enforcement operations in Kosovo from September 1999 to March 2000. Large portions of the email text is redacted.

 
 
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Email refers to a draft press guidance that appears to concern a Washington Post article discussing the CIA's "assistance in renditions." The email seeks clearance on the press guidance. [Document not included].

 
 
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An email correcting an email erroneously sent to all FBIHQ employees regarding the ACLU's FOIA request concerning the treatment of detainees.

 
 
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This email is a response to a Bureau wide memo sent by Steve McCraw to illicit information from FBI agents who toured through Guantanamo Bay to report any suspected or witnessed abuse of detainees at Guantanamo Bay. This FBI agent states "I did observe aggressive interrogation practices and as a Behavioral Analysis Advisor on interrogation techniques was aware of extreme interrogation techniques that were planned and implemented against certain detainees". No specifics given.

 
 
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Email between Army officers regarding detainee operations and the need for getting "the right people" in theater.

 
 
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Email discusses a detainee's preliminary hearing and request for additional counsel.

 
 
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Email from David Bowker to Bill Deere with an attachment entitled "H paper for Powell on Detainee…"

 
 
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Email concerns the training of Military Police on detainee treatment and handling. It includes a discussion of the inclusion of Geneva Convention and focuses the requirement for humane treatment of all prisoners at all times as specified under the Geneva Conventions and states this training should be repeatedly and strongly reinforced.

 
 
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This email contains the following headings:"Interview/Interrogation Considerations," "Observations," "Recommendations," and "Additional Considerations."   Contents completely redacted.

 
 
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Emails reference a PowerPoint entitled "Army Detainee Responsibilities." The PowerPoint is not included in this document.

 
 
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Email expressing the FBI's concerns with the DHS' draft plan, which the DHS presented to the DoD as a DHS/FBI plan. The author writes that they are notifying the Major General of their strenuous opposition to the interrogation plan, describing the plan as having an "overall coercive nature," as being a "fear based approach" and possibly being illegal or as having illegal elements. [The email possibly references Dr. Michael Gelles when it states "NCIS Chief Psychologist, Dr. [redacted] was scheduled to arrive on 21 November for the purpose of evaluating the DHS and FBI plans, the JIG did not solicit Dr. [redacted] professional opinion." Gelles was the Chief Psychologist at the time].

 
 
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Email discussing the debriefing of redacted. Entire contents redacted, except the heading of the paragraphs.

 
 
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Email exchanes concerning the Sec. of State's upcoming testimony.

 
 
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This series of emails discuss the Schlesinger Panel: Analysis of training requirements from CONUSAs and TSBs for deploying Units and how to understand and implement the recommendations.

 
 
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This email is a response to a Bureau wide memo sent by Steve McCraw to illicit information from FBI agents who toured through Guantanamo Bay to report any suspected or witnessed abuse of detainees at Guantanamo Bay. The agent stated "I did not personally observe abusive behavior towards detainees while at GTMO [Guantanamo]. As indicated in my EC instances of reported abuse by detainees were reported via interview FD-302s".

 
 
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Email from Army Officer to Army Officer re: Detainee Abuse Response. General Burns asked for an electronic copy of this response to be send forward. Attachment includes a sequence of events on FORSCOM [United States Army Forces Command] training in Iraq which names LTG McKiernan and Col. Terry as training leaders and/or authors of training procedures.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding the drafting and provision of an outline of issues, including requests for FBI agents to be interviewed to to testify regarding their participation in detainee interrogations.

 
 
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Email from JoAnn Dolan re: DOD News: Secretary Rumsfeld Remarks to Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. There is an attachment not included.

 
 
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FBI emails regarding the maintenance of rosters and records related to Guantanamo.

 
 
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There is a reference to a "good plan," but all contents are redacted.

 
 
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Email from JoAnn Dolan to Joshua Dorosin re: Briefing Momorandum - no attachement or comments.

 
 
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Emails discuss and include an Associated Press article that includes a BBC interview by Brigadier General Janis L. Karpinski, wherein she states she met a man at Abu Ghraib who told her he was Israeli and that he was conducting interrogations. The article states that if Israelis were conducting interrogations it would "inflame opinion in the Muslim world."

 
 
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Email to Valerie Caproni. Contents completly redacted.

 
 
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Emails refer to a tasking summary and a situation report. The tasking summary is attached, but not viewable.

 
 
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Emails discuss talking points for use by the U.S. expert on the Committee Against Torture, discussing what the U.S. will say in response to prisoner abuses in Iraq. Talking points included.

 
 
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Informs recipients of a Detainee Operations Assessment/Assistance team that is being formed and will visit detainee related operations in both Afghanistan and Iraq.

 
 
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Email to M. Chris Briese concerning a statement of an Iraqi civilian detained by the 2/501st Military Police (MP) Unit at Abu Ghraib Prison, Baghdad, Iraq. The detainee states he was turtored "from morning until the morning of the next day"; cuffed in a position called "the Scorpion"; was punched; dragged over babrbed wires; and had cold water poured over him.

 
 
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State Department email with attached press guidance concerning the possible release of some Guantanamo detainees.

 
 
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These emails between Army Officers details which Military Police Units received Law of War, Prisoner of War and Detainee operations training along with the training documents contained in their training.

 
 
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Text fully redacted. Email Subject: Wolf Letter

 
 
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Contents Completely Redacted

 
 
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State Department email from David W. Bowker to JoAnn Dolan, Edward R. Cummings, Joshua L. Dorosin, Andre M. Surena and Ronald W. Miller forwarding several emails concerning the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) visiting the Guantanamo detainees. The first email in this series is from Adam Sugar with a Reuters news article on the subject, but the article is cut-off. The last email with the recipients mentioned has a redacted notation from Mr. Bowker stating "Attached is the "clean" copy that I passed to Will this morning" and "Also, please let me know if you have additional comments/changes. Dave".

 
 
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Emails between Valerie E. Caproni, Frankie Battle, Marion E. Bowman and Others re: GTMO tribunal schedule. Emails refer to latest "GTMO CSRT List." Concerns GTMO tribunal list and status of detainee tribunals at GTMO. The list is attached and appears to list, in columns, names of those appearing before the tribunal. It lists from left to right their ISN, Current Name, Language, Country [however, their information is redacted].

 
 
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This email includes a response to an FBI Inspection Division response request to all employees who observed aggressive treatment, interrogations or interview techniques during their time at Guantanamo Bay. This response states that an employee witnessed environmental manipulation by non-FBI personnel where detainees were shackled in rooms as cold as fifty-five degrees for six to eight hours. File name: DOJOIG001748.

 
 
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Email references five attachments, including one entitled "June Congressional Hearing." [Attachments are not included].

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding an attachment about Guantanamo Bay and the procedure by which to report the contents of the attachment.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding a Memo of Understanding between the FBI and the Criminal Investigation Task Force (CITF).

 
 
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Email provides an update from a previous meeting, the author mentions that Private First Class England will go before the Courts Marshal on June 22 and that some changes have been implemented at the Bagram facility. Also, the author mentions that leadership is looking for a comparison between corrections and detainee punishment.

 
 
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These emails have attachments entitled "372nd MP CO, 320th MP BN and 800th MP BDE" and the comment from General Burns is "Attached papers on 372nd MP CO, 320th MP BN and 800th MP BDE are provided per our discussion."

 
 
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Email from Elizabeth A. Sears to Anna Corfiled, Ashok Parameswaran and Others re: Afghan Human Rights Chief. No attachment included, no additional comments.

 
 
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This May 28, 2003 email states that going forward Jim Mitchell and Bruce Jessen will be doing much less in the interrogation role and more strategic consulting work, research and program development projects, and more in the psychology role. The email provides details on two projects they will begin to undertake: 1) helping prepare the high value targets "for the transition to the end-game", beginning with Abu Zubaydah, and 2) write proposal on how to develop and apply "less-intrusive" techniques without lessening the interrogation's psychological impact.

 
 
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Suggests briefing the TSG on the findings of an upcoming report DAIG Detainee Operations Inspection Report.

 
 
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Email includes a report on the American Correctional Association's (ACA) visit to Guantanamo.

 
 
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This email is collecting a list of FBI agents who toured through Iraq in 2003, and obtaining statments from them concerning their understanding of FBI interrogation procedures for detainees.

 
 
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Email concerns updated Military police operations for handling detainees in the wake of the Abu Ghraib prison abuse.

 
 
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Detainee issue. Contents redacted.

 
 
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Emails between Eric Pelofsky, Joshua L. Dorosin", JoAnn Dolan and Catherine Brown on a paper the Sec. of State concerning the Guantanamo detainees. The comments are "One minor suggestion" for attached "Secy's Appropriations Testimony." and "Attached please find talking points for the Secretary regarding issues that might be raised during his upcoming budget-related testimony. There are several bullets on the GTMO detainees that I believe need your attention. S/WCI has already blessed them. Thanks, Eric."

 
 
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Email from Clifton Johnson forwarding an article in the Independent (UK) with the headline "Guantanamo treatment is 'monstrous', says law lord", Dated November 26, 2003. The forwarding comments are: "Folks, The story below was in today's Independent. Because it is so unusual for such a senior legal official in the UK to opine on such a matter, I am wondering whether we are preparing any press guidance on it. If so, we'd be very interested in receiving a copy as we expect the UK story to have a ripple effect here. Best, Cliff."

 
 
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This document is an email from redacted FBI officials concerning documentation for detained persons.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email sent to FBI Director Robert Mueller, including a brief synopsis of an AG briefing that covered the issues of MEK interviews and the impact of potential press on ongoing operations.

 
 
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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.'"

 
 
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Email mentions that U.S. Army Military Police School will be the joint lead for detainee operations. Email also discusses plans to synchronize policies and doctrines concerning field operations. [Mentions an individual named Ed Lowe, do not believe he is an official, he may be a reporter].

 
 
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Every email except for the original email is redacted. The original email appears to be talking points regarding the grant of 'protective person' status to "MEK."

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding the use of counterproductive interrogation techniques on Guantanamo detainees by the Department of Homeland Security and the process by which the FBI may raise concerns to the Department of Defense.

 
 
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The document is an email, regarding the interrogation plan for Detainee #63. The email includes information about FBI concerns about the plan and DHS methods.

 
 
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An Army Colonel emails a Chief Warrant Officer at Camp Bucca to establish a list of detainees that are eligible for release from custody. The email states "I have been checking for several days and many of these prisoners do not even have files here. With no paperwork to justify their detention, I am prepared to flush all of them (approximately 350) out of the system and order their release. I can not release anyone who is the subject of a CID Hold, and I was therefore wondering if you have a list of which people held at Bucca are being held there at the request of your agency." The CWO states that he has been working on such a list and attaches a list of potential detainees to be released.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email sent to FBI Director Robert Mueller, regarding the status of Iraqi fingerprinting efforts as well as the results of such efforts.

 
 
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Emails discuss and include a cable from the U.K. Bar Association Chair and others expressing their opinion on interrogation methods utilized by the U.S. military in Iraq and Guantanamo. The U.K. Bar Association Chair stated that the "extreme interrogation" techniques utilized by the soldiers, which included hooding, sleep deprivation, isolation and nudity, amounted to torture and were in breach of rules on inhuman and degrading treatment.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email regarding the advice of rights issues at Guantanamo Bay, specifically the possibility of policy changes.

 
 
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Major requests follow-up information about interrogations, specifically solders' statements saying that [redacted] sometimes removed detainees from the holding facility for brief periods of time (5 minutes to an hour) for questioning. Major wishes to know, "Was the questioning done at [redacted] location, such as the interrogation tent, or did they take the detainees back to their [redacted]?" In the response to the request for information, most soldiers answer that the detainees were taken back to "the larger detention cell in the back". One responds that they were often taken to the interpreters' tent.

 
 
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Email from Army Officer to Army Officer re: Detainee Operations 24 August, 2004. No content. No attachment.

 
 
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An email to Jameel Jaffer informing him that, though the Department of Defense is withholding a draft response to Congressional Questions for the Record in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 15, 2005, the final versions of the answers can be located online at a location provided by the author.

 
 
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Email from David J. Tessler to Jonathan M. Crock and Joshua L. Dorosin re: News Reports from London August 5, 2004. The comment from Mr. Tessler on the email is "Good morning. Another interesting piece in London's daily brief about detainees, including a statement by the FCO. I hope this is helpful, David."

 
 
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Emails between JoAnn Dolan, Joshua L. Dorosin, Todd F. Buchwald and Others re Urgent Clearance: Checklist for ICRC Kellenberger Meeting with S. Attachments not included, minor comments concerning the attachements.

 
 
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The Division Chief of the Personal Crimes Department at NCIS requests information regarding a detainee death of which the Division Chief was previously unaware. The email provides a summary of an incident in which a detainee "died of unknown causes 36 hours after he was apprehended." He is suspected of dying "from head injuries suffered during one of over 20 escape attempts, including one in which he escaped from his restraints and threw himself through a 1/2 story window, landing on his head." Immediately after the fall, he checked out OK by a medical officer, but "a few hours later he took a turn for the worse and died with a Corpsman present." There were no allegations of abuse.

 
 
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Email from Jonathan Carpenter to Joshua Lipshutz re: Clearance/comments needed on red border response letter. With the comment "couple of suggestions. thanks. jc." The email is forwarding an email from Andrew Sagor with an attachment entitled "response letter on specific detainees” with the comment "S/WCI has been tasked to respond to this red border soonest concerning a detainee said to be held at Abu Ghraib. There are several other letters like it as well. I've drafted a response in coordination with NEA/I and am requesting your comments/clearance so Amb. Prosper can sign it before COB today. Thanks for your help, Andy Sagor."

 
 
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Emails reference a document entitled "ADOP Version 1.8 22 Aug 04." [Document not included].

 
 
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Emails discuss where the interview of an unidentified individual will take place; another email discusses a phone call from the CDC in Sacramento.

 
 
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Brian M Pharr is sending several files to JoAnn Dolan as the agenda for for a meeting of IAEG on March 18, 2003.

 
 
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The original email contains four attachments, including photos from Abu Ghraib (the photos are not included in this document). The "Tasking Summary" is included in the email, its subject is entitled "Investigations." The Summary mentions a final investigative report from Iraq and photos from an Abu Ghraib case.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding a TRIM document that includes a recent report entitled "Ending Secret Detentions."

 
 
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An email by FBI Agent containing a positive response to observing aggressive treatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay. The email notes that the agent saw, "at least two individuals dressed in BDU's standing and an inmate kneeling on the floor with his forehead on the ground." The inmate was crying and blood was present. The personnel explained that, "the inmate had become upset with them and threw himself to the floor." The agents notes a separate occurrence where they had heard that, "one of the female military personnel would wet her hands and touch the inmate as part of their psych-ops to make the inmates feel 'unclean' and upset them."

 
 
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Email states "We had a meeting with TJ Harrington today and he inquired about the outcome of your meeting with DoD (General Miller) regarding interrogations in June 2003 where an FBI agent was impersonated. Was that ever resolved? Is there any paper on your meeting we can provide to TJ? He made some comment about finally making an arrest down there :) Thanks."

 
 
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Emails discuss a CID investigation into allegations that a detainee was kicked during questioning. Investigation found there was no probable cause to believe the alleged incident occurred.

 
 
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Email from a FBI Official [redacted] with situation reports attached. The emails appear to be between Gregory A. Miller, US Attorney, Northern District of Florida and a SSA stationed in Camp Ashraf, Iraq.

 
 
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Email refers to an attached document that discusses internment operations and law of war training. A particular paragraph in the document outlines the Army's rules/guidelines, stating soldiers do not kill or torture enemy prisoners.

 
 
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Email includes an executive summary that discusses the role of female military policeman (MPs) in detainment facilities. Among their roles, female MPs search male inmates and serve as security in male inmate housing areas.

 
 
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Email between Valerie Caproni, M.C. Briese and T.J. Harrington re: Names of agents who've been TDY'd to Iraq. Email also mentions a need to know the names of all agents who conducted interrogations at Abu Ghurayb, Iraq during October 1, 2003-December 31, 2003.

 
 
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Email discusses the detention of Jordanian's in Iraq. It mentions that the Jordanian Parliament alleged that more than 1000 Jordanians were in Coalition custody in Iraq, whereas the Jordan Ministry of Foreign Affairs believed 19 Jordanians were in Coalition custody. Stephanie T. Williams seeks confirmation on the actual number of Jordanian detainees are in Iraq. [Contents redacted].

 
 
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Email includes an information paper entitled " Detainee Operations." The information paper discusses the role of the Coalition Forces Land Component Command Commissioner with respect to detainees, detainee operations and intelligence oversight.

 
 
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These emails are a work product on the training manuals for Military Police in the field dealing with detainees and how to properly conduct detainee operations. The initial email states that a list of tasks for MP Detainee Ops training has three tasks that are not contained in the LTG McKiernan white paper. They are: Escort Procedures within Detainee Operations; Meal Operations within Detainee Camps; Non-Lethal Capabilities during Disorder/Disturbances within Detainee Operations. The one Officer is attempting to verify the 3 additional tasks be included as well.

 
 
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Sender asks recipient to disseminate EC. Contents heavily redacted.

 
 
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The document is an email, regarding an investigation by Brigadier General John Furlow into allegations of abuse by military interrogators, and includes a section about interviews of FBI agents.

 
 
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These emails are a follow-up to a task request to provide information on military detainee units deployed to Afghanistan in 2002.

 
 
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Emails to Charles Cunningham re: Abu Ghraib Prision Case. Contents redacted.

 
 
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Emails discuss request for information (RFI) Summaries. In the attached document it reads that the first task is to identify the parties with knowledge of the blunt force trauma and injuries sustained by the Iraqi Major General detainee. The other attached document makes reference to a disk and states the disk contains all photographs that have been shown in media reports and websites.

 
 
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Emails discuss Carol A. Haave's briefing. The most of the email's contents are redacted.

 
 
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Email refers to a proposed press release from the Commanding General discussing the detainee death and abuse investigations. [The press release is attached, the first page of the attachment is blank]. The press release explains that there are nine death cases still "active pending investigations," eight of the nine are homicide cases, it is suspected that the detainees were fatally assaulted either during or before interrogations. There are also twelve soldier misconduct cases mentioned, ten are assaults (soldiers kicked, punched and/or threatened detainees) and two are sexual assaults. Also mentioned in the press release are twenty-seven, of sixty-nine, CID investigations. The cases are classified as follows: three death investigations and twenty-four soldier misconduct investigations. One of the deaths is a murder case, a soldier shot and killed an Afghan who allegedly lunged towards a weapon. The other two cases are mentioned as active pending investigations, in the first case, an Iraqi national drowned after being pushed off of a bridge. In the second case, an Iraqi was shot and killed after he allegedly lunged at an officer. In regards to the twenty-four soldier misconduct cases mentioned, six are assaults (soldiers punched, kicked and/or fired a weapon at or near a detainee) and eighteen are thefts.

 
 
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This email includes a summary entitled "Detainee Abuse Tasking Summary," which lists the ongoing and future activities of the Office of the Provost Marshall General (OPMG). The OPMG's activities include combat support, "policy-doctrine-training cross walk," and review of Major General Antonio Taguba's report for policy considerations.

 
 
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This email, including a forwarded chain of emails, says that the CTD, or perhaps OGC, should advise personnel pre-deployment of their responsibility to report actions that may be a violation of law and/or prescribed procedure. File name: DOJOIG001700.

 
 
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Edward H. Lueckenhoff's email detailes the problems at Abu Ghurayb prison and that he met with AUSAs Dana Biehl and Bruce Pagel who visited the prison. He states that AUSA Pagel advised that he [Pagel] was aware of the allegations of abuse at the prison. AUSA Pagel also told Lueckenhoff that "it is his understanding that Gen Sanchez is fully aware of the matter [of detainee abuse at the prison]".

 
 
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FBI email attaching report that provides details from an individual who observed serious physical abuses of civilian detainees in Iraq.

 
 
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Email from Henry Bisharat to Betsy Anderson forwarding an article by the Associated Press re: "Swedish Man Is Released From Guantanamo." Mr. Bisharat comments are synopsizing the article and stating that he also heard Foreign Minister Freivalds speaking on Radio EKOT saying about the agreement: "Between the Foreign Ministry and the Pentagon this is only about flying him home. We have made sure that the Swedish authorities will handle the case according to the Swedish legal system and this it will make its own judgments. This is not something that the Foreign Ministry will get involved in - its a matter for the Swedish police."

 
 
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Email from Carol A. Santos discussing the ICRC's concerns about Guantanamo detainees. [Contents redacted].

 
 
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Email refers to an information memo for SEC regarding upcoming release of some detainees from Guantanamo. [Document is not included].

 
 
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Email from Mark Mershon alerts Chris Swecker about a report of an unspecified matter of detainee abuse.

 
 
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Email refers to Army Regulation 190-8 (AR 190-8), which is a DOD directive that establishes policies for the treatment of Enemy Prisoners of War, Retained Personnel, Civilian Internees and Other Detainees.

 
 
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Email forwarding another email containing two Washington Post articles about Guantanamo interrogation policies, May 21, 2004. The article states "Rumsfeld Approved Harsh Procedures At Guantanamo, Officials Say" and "FBI Chief Tells of Interrogation Suspicions".

 
 
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A series of emails regarding a requested chronology of events relative to FBI involvement with the issue of treatment/mistreatment of detainees. The claimed goal of the document is to use it for "briefing the Hill when/if they ask for it."

 
 
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Email indicates that a document regarding a "torture notional statement" is attached. [Document is not included].

 
 
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Email to Frankie Battle in response to an email sent by the NCAVC. The author states that this email contains two (2) EC's and they have sent the "main email to both the Miami Division and Counterterrorism". The author also states that they have sent the current email to "every BAU SSA who spent time in Guantanamo". The balance of the email is completely redacted.

 
 
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Army public affairs officer discusses a press briefing where the detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib prison and AR 15-6 reports being leaked to the press. Outlines questions anticipated based around the leaked Executive Summary.

 
 
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Email from Inspections Division seeking response from FBI employees who served at GTMO after 9/11/01. The email specifically requests a response from employees who "observed aggressive treatment, interrogations or interview techniques on Guantanamo detainees which w[ere] not consistent with Bureau interview policy/guidelines." Based on FBI memos responding to this inquiry (Case ID # 297-HQ-A1327669-A), this email may be from Steven C. McCraw, Inspection Division, and dated 07/09/2004. The torture database contains multiple FBI memos that appear to respond to this email. To find them copy the case number: 297-HQ-A1327669-A into the free search box on the database homepage.

 
 
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Text entirely redacted. Email Subject: UCMJ

 
 
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Email forward of a paper written on the three War on Terror cases decisions issued by the Supreme Court in 2004. The paper summarizes Rumsfeld v Padilla, Hamdi v Rumsfeld and Rasul, et al v Bush. All three cases were brought by, or on behalf of, individuals captured and detained by the U.S. based on their alleged association with al Qaeda or the Taliban.

 
 
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An email about scheduling for an interview with the Army.

 
 
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Email asks whether the experiences of soldiers in the NATO led KFOR operation in Kosovo and their handling of detainees, and any abuse of detainees, could be applied to the handling of detainees in Iraq and in dealing with training and supervision in light of the abuse allegations. The answer was "No", because "[the] units involved [in the abuse of detainees in Iraq] were not originally mobilized, trained, and deployed to conduct detention operations. This was a remissioning in theater based on the evolving environment as the operation transitioned from combat operations".

 
 
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Email between Joint Task Force 7 with attached spreadsheet. The email states "[This reflects the information we gathered from all subordinate elements on whether or not they maintained a temporary detention facility or an interrogation facility based on the definitions you gave." The email is otherwise redacted.

 
 
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State Department email concerning a meeting of the Army General Counsel and a briefing on the legal status and possible release of the Guantanamo detainees.

 
 
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Email from Laurel Miller with the following comment "rom detainee policy working group at OSD just called to give us the heads up a sensitive and potentially inflammatory photos of detainees being moved by aircraft in theater are now circulating widely in unclassified email traffic, and possibly already are posted on the Web. The images appear to have been taken by a service member, and an investigation is underway. OSD will email the images to me shortly. They advise that we should expect unfavorable press reaction. As I don't usually cover this issue, please forward to anyone else whom you think should be advised. Laurel Miller."

 
 
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Emails discuss a statement by Colin L. Powell regarding Uyghur detainees. Mr. Powell apparently stated in an article (link provided) that the Uyghur detainees would not be sent back to China.

 
 
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Email discusses the non-uniform interview techniques of the military and law enforcement officials. States that the CITF are formulating a policy for their agents. The email states "Looks we are stuck in the mud with the interview approach of the military vrs. Law enforcement. We need to establish a Bureau policy laying out the boundaries for the interview process. Apparently, CITF is formulating a policy for their agents. I'll attached is a draft hat is being worked on do in at GTMO after [redacted] again said in a meeting attended by the General that the law enforcement component was on board with the military interview tactics. Let me know what you think.”

 
 
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Emails discuss the death of two detainees at the Bagram Detention Facility in Iraq. The first detainee died of a pulmonary embolism on December 3, 2002, the second died on December 10, 2002 of a heart attack.

 
 
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The document summarizes FBI work in Afghanistan. FBI duties include: "interview/interrogation [redacted] fingerprinting and photographing and DNA collection), training of DOD personnel in proper collection techniques, participation in [redacted] Law Enforcement Training for the Afghan National Directorate of Security, and liaison with other U.S. agencies as well as national and local Afghan services."

 
 
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The email states "After we got off the phone, I found the attached email which we sent to General Miller last year. Also, there is a copy of the miltary's use of approved coercive techniques which are quite different I am sure from the Bureau guidelines you are preparing."

 
 
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Document fully redacted. Email Subjects: "Final(?) Iraq papers""Revised AG talkers on interrogation for today's meeting."

 
 
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Email is to report a serious report of Detainee abuse. No details given.

 
 
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Email is a follow-up on an Army CID request to interview FBI agents concerning possible information on detainee abuse allegations.

 
 
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The email asks for additional information concerning a report that DHS interrogators would await the departure of FBI officials and embark here are several examples in which DHS personnel have awaited the departure of an FBI supervisor before embarking on "aggressive, unilateral interrogation plans which they knew would not have been endorsed by the FBI."

 
 
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The email has some comments concerning seeing each other again, but the contents are otherwise completely redacted.

 
 
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FBI status update to Valerie Caproni on responses from FBI agents assigned to Guantanamo re: Detainee abuse

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding the lack of written guidance given to FBI agents about standing clear of coercive interrogation techniques that are outside of FBI policy.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding an update to a special inquiry conducted of FBI personnel who served in some capacity at the Guantanamo Bay facility about any observations of aggressive treatment of detainees by either Department of Defense or FBI personnel.

 
 
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Email refers to two PowerPoint presentations. [Documents are not included].

 
 
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Email references a document entitled "DAIG Action Plan Update PMG (8-25-04)." [Document is not included].

 
 
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Email includes a press release entitled "Abu Ghraib fight leaves 2 detainees dead, 5 wounded." It provides that a fight broke out among detainees at the Abu Ghraib detention facility on August 18, 2004 at about 5:45 AM, it was reported that guards observed a large group of detainees attacking another detainee using rocks and tent poles. In an attempt to disperse the group, the guards used non-lethal rounds, however, when the non-lethal rounds failed to quell the disturbance, the guards resorted to lethal force, which left two dead and five wounded.

 
 
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Emails refer to AG's Iraq follow-on briefing and talking point papers. Attached documents are referenced, but not provided.

 
 
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Email from DOD to DOD reminding officials to refrain from abusing and mistreating detainees.

 
 
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A CID Report reports the death of an un-named detainee on November 4, 2004 at 1000 hrs. The report states that the 10th Military Police Battalion (CID) was notified that a prisoner at Abu Ghraib died while in custody. The report concluded "The investigation did not conduct any interview to determine the circumstances surrounding the deaths; there was no investigative effort made to obtain the victim's medical records that could have been used to determine if he was under medical care prior to his death. The investigation was closed without opening a full Report of Investigation (ROI). The case file was closed without any preliminary or final autopsy report, or any information to whether or not an autopsy was conducted

 
 
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The author states: "Although we think it's not prudent to dwell on [a certain Lieutenant Colonel's] style and actions, we believe that before the General can fully appreciate what the FBI has to offer, he must first understand what has transpired. After all, it could easily happen again."

 
 
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Emails discuss Harrington's allegations of detainee abuse.

 
 
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Criminal Investigative Task Force discussion on its policy when participating in interviews at Guantanamo. The email author states "Our folks should make it clear that our participation in dialogues related to aggressive strategies does not amount to an endorsement of the technique or the interrogation plan; CIFT agents and all other personnel will not participate in the use of any questionable techniques;. agents must report any such action to the SAC immediately; At any point that we disagree with an approach, for its methods, etc., we should professionally raise our material/legal, or other objections

 
 
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Emails between Military Personnel re: Ft. Bragg Interrogation Training

 
 
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Email details an agent's orientation, notes, meetings and briefings upon arriving at Guantanamo, including touring Camp Delta and Camp IV. Document mostly redacted.

 
 
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Email includes a summary that discusses current and proposed ICRC reporting requirements.

 
 
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The author of the email states that 5/7/2004 he/she was interviewed by the Military Inspector General concerning abuse allegations at Guantanamo; the use of Military Police in conducting interviews of Detainees; or being aware of any abuse of prisioners at Guantanamo. The author denied knowledge of abuse of detainees; stated that no Military Police were involved in interrogations; or that the FBI used special interrogation techniques when conducting detainee interviews.

 
 
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This heavily redacted memo asks that language discussing the legality of given activities and judgment calls from senior agency officials not be included in written traffic.

 
 
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Emails between m Valerie E. Caproni to to Steven C. McGraw re: List of agents at Abu Ghraib Prison October 1, 2003 to December 31, 2003. Heavily redacted.

 
 
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Emails provide an update on preparation for the Schlesinger Panel and ongoing detainee operations.

 
 
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OJAG email to DOD officials, the email discusses the initiation of a CID investigation into alleged detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib.

 
 
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Contents redacted, except for personal note on the passing of a former instructor at the Quantico training facility.

 
 
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This email is a forward of a July 4, 2004 article in the New York Times entitled "Officials Detail A Detainee Deal By 3 Countries" which makes the claim that the U.S. released certain detainees from Guantanamo in consideration fro the Saudi government releasing British citizens held in Saudi Araiba. The sender of the email, Tom Malionek, wrote, referring to the claim in the article, "No mention of the nature of the "secret" "deal"."

 
 
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Theses emails concern a request for a regular update on the collection and status of criminal cases involving detainee abuse. Some the emails refer to potential upcoming congressional testimony and several of the emails are repeated and resent.

 
 
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Emails between Valerie E. Caproni and Marion E. Bowman and John F. Curran re: Department of Justice 2002 Torture Memo.the email states "Folks, Note that I'm still trolling the intemet in hopes of finding the 2002 DOJ memo re use of torture. The package I left for all of you has all the other memos leaked to Newsweek and other media outlets In Ashcroft's testimony today, he stated that he would not release the policy paper re use of torture techniques for interrogations."

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email with attachments that include a description of interrogation technique concerns raised to Commanding General Miller as well as an outline of approved coercive techniques used by the military.

 
 
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Emails discuss the current status of 36 detainees captured in March/April 2004 and their status. [Names redacted].

 
 
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Author states that "issues have arisen [sic] regarding the interrogation techniques employed by the military at Guantanamo." And that DOJ was not pursuing any interviews outside the scope of Iraq at this time, but may as the military investigation proceeds. The email also referrs to an EC to case file number [case number provided]."

 
 
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Email thread discussing possibility of FBI abuse at Abu Ghraib. One email says "Bottom line is FBI personnel have not been involved in any methods of interrogation that deviate from our policy [redacted]. The specific guidance we have given has always been no Miranda, otherwise follow FBI/DOJ policy just as you would in your field office. Use common sense. Utilize our methods that are proven [redacted]." One email asks whether "anyone from the FBI had first hand knowledge of any abuses at Abu G prison. If so, how did we handle it[?] I know that we have been made aware of allegations in the past, but I do not know of any instance where we had to make a referral." Chris Swecker writes on 04/30/04 that he "did not observe or hear of any such abuse" though he "traveled to Abu G many times" and "did observe that the entire facility was very understaffed."

 
 
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Emails between Nina Schou, Robert Harris, JoAnn Dolan, Todd Buchwald and Others re: Human rights groups and members of the small overseas community of ethnic Uyghurs are urging the United States to scrap any plans to send back to China ethnic Uyghur prisoners now held by U.S. forces in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, RFA's Uyghur service reports.

 
 
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Email refers to a news article, which discusses the U.S. Military's CID investigation into allegations of murder and torture of an 18-year-old Afghan Army recruit who was detained by the U.S. The article also discusses the torture of seven Afghan soldiers-detainees. [News article can be found at: http://www. latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-detai n 21sep21,1,5680056.story?coll=la-homeheadlines].

 
 
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Refers to "Update." All other info redacted.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email that has been heavily redacted. The email states that interviews have begun.

 
 
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This document is an email describing the allegations of a detainee (whose name is redacted). The detainee claims to have been abused by two FBI agents in Afghanistan who later came back to interrogate him in GTMO. Detainee claimed that the FBI agents threatened to "torture him more" if he didn't confess.

 
 
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Individual FBI agents who have submitted negitive EC's to the Inspection Division must also submit a brief negitive email to the Unit Chief to reconcile issues at Guantanamo

 
 
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This series of emails discusses the addition of ATF agents in the interrogation of Guantanamo detainees. it also lays out the new interrogation plan of assigning specific detainees to agents for a continuous interrogation relationship.

 
 
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Email from Alexander Karagiannis to State Department officials forwarding a letter from the Guantanamo detainees. Mr. Karagiannis' comments are "Please share with legal comunity. NSC has said it has not yet seen the letter from its mail system. but it is out in the open in UK. can expect legal, media inquiries at some point; possible parliamentary, political q's as well." Attachment not included.

 
 
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The emails reference attached executive summaries that discuss the Army's interaction with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

 
 
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This April 21, 2005 email message encloses a rough draft of talking points to be used in rolling out the interrogation program to the public.

 
 
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A chain of six emails regarding a military defense investigator's request to the FBI's Counterterrorism Division for FBI emails about detainee abuse. The investigator had been appointed to work on the defense team for one of the Abu Gharib prison guards facing trial who has been in the news.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding constitutional issues overseas - specifically the application of the 4th and 5th Amendments to military detainees.

 
 
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An email to an FBI official stating "Greetings from Mexico City" with a file attachment.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding advice related to FBI personnel conduct in extraterritorial situations.

 
 
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This is a heavily redacted message discussing OMS concerns about the use of enhanced interrogation techniques and the legal responsibility for the program.

 
 
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Emails reference three request for information documents. The attached documents discuss the U.S. Army's role and responsibilities for enemy prisoner of war and detainees.

 
 
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An email by an FBI SSA to an FBI agent to make the recipient aware of their "situation/relationships" surrounding an Army CID request for interview. The FBI SSA will be present at the interview merely on behalf at the FBI. The FBI agent is informed that they have the same rights as any private citizen and therefore may refuse to speak with the Army for whatever reason without "adverse conclusions/inferences."

 
 
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This email is a forward from JoAnn Dolan to Ronal Miller and others of an article in Nationwide News Party Limited, concerning Military Commissions for Foreign Detainees at Guantanamo Bay.

 
 
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Chain of emails discussing whether or not FBI agents receive Department of Justice lawyer representation during interviews with non-FBI personnel when the potential of being charged with criminal responsibility exists. The inquiring FBI official cites an example where an Army CID wanted to interview two agents who may or may not have had information regarding allegations of prisoner abuse; the official states, "they could potentially subject them to criminal responsibility if they acted and/or failed to act." This file name is: DOJOIG001612.

 
 
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Email refers to six attachments, one document is included, it is a Department of Administrative Services/Vice Chief of Staff, US Army briefing outline. The outline discusses the briefing schedule.

 
 
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This email contains a request for a list of personnel who were deployed to Guantanamo, Afghanistan and Iraq, particularly "that prison" in Iraq in late 2003. A list is provided, but is heavily redacted.

 
 
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This email refers to Guantanamo. The only unredacted text in the document is: "This is totally unacceptable, if in fact it is occurring. Please advise."

 
 
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Email forwarding January 29, 2002 newspaper article concerning Australian Taliban David Hicks legal ffforts to be freed from U.S. custody.

 
 
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This heavily redacted message contains draft talking points for the press on the interrogation program.

 
 
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Email with attached talking points for the US Mission in Geneva to address the deaths of detainees at Bagram.

 
 
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Email between DOD officials discussing development of an Interrogation Policy and tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP).

 
 
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Request guidance on units involved in detainee operations in Afghanistan

 
 
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Email contents are redacted.

 
 
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Emails from the Office of the Provost Marshall General discussing "taskers." The original email is heavily redacted,

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding an NCIS request to interview a Special Agent who was involved in the capture of a detainee who later died in custody. The email includes information on the procedure by which these investigations proceed.

 
 
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This email is almost entirely redacted, but it appears to concern the "NC Case."

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email regarding the release of the name of the agent who stated that there was an executive order dealing with treatment of Iraq prisoners as well as a document that discusses DoD interrogators misrepresenting themselves as FBI.

 
 
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Email includes an attachment, which is a power-point presentation entitled processing detainees. Includes power point presentation.

 
 
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Email updates recipient of the current environment in Guantanamo, during the author's assignment there, he/she has observed approximately twelve interrogations. He/she observed or learned of the following techniques being used by the Defense Human Intelligence Services (DHS): showing gay porn to a detainee, use of strobe lights, impersonating an FBI official, interrogating detainees for 16-18 hours, loud music, wrapping individuals in Israeli flags and cranking the air conditioner.

 
 
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Email from JoAnn Dolan to Ed Cummings, Joshua Dorosin and Others re: PC Memo in Detainee-as sent. There is an attachment on the email, but the attachment is not included.

 
 
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Email is almost completly redacted. No subject in re: caption.

 
 
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These emails have a document attached entitled "POW Abuse Statement C2.doc" with the comment "Colonels: Please review and comment on proposed RTQ and Q and A. First Cut." Attachment not included.

 
 
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Emails concern a report conducted by Fmr. Def. Sec. James Schesinger on the training necessary for Military Police units when handling detainees.

 
 
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Email from Todd Buchwald to David Kaye re: IM to S on Detainee Rights. Detainee Rights attachment not included.

 
 
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Email from Beverly Holman forwarding email with attachments concerning an upcoming meeting with Swedish State Secretary Lars Danielsson. Attachments not included.

 
 
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This email contains four attached files on UK detainees in Guantanamo. The rest of the document is heavily redacted.

 
 
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This email exchange is a follow-up and continuation of an email series concerning a Joint Publication on Detainee Operations and includes a daily briefing for June 10, 2004.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email regarding a visit to Guantanamo and tour of Camp Delta by four staffers from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI).

 
 
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This email from Jack Goldsmith to Scott Muller discusses the Inspector General Report concerning the CIA's enhanced interrogation techniques.

 
 
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Email discusses plans to develop a joint publication on detainee operations, developed by the Army, Office of the Provost Marshall General and other agencies. The joint proposal will be a revision of the document developed by the Air Land Sea Application (ALSA), and will be a stand alone document.

 
 
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Email includes PowerPoint slide of overall detainee deaths, the deaths are categorized according to whether the detainee died on or off a facility and the manner of their death.

 
 
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Emails reference an executive summary and a June 10, 2004 daily update. [Documents are not included.

 
 
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Email requests guidance on whether the capture and detainment of juveniles is permissible.

 
 
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Email refers to a PowerPoint presentation entitled "New HQDA Slides." [Presentation is not included].

 
 
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Initial email mentions the treatment of Al-Qaeda and Taliban suspects in US custody in Afghanistan.

 
 
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Email discusses an interview with [redacted]. Email refers to the attachment of sworn statement and photographs. Email mentions "an unauthorized interrogation of a female detainee" stating the interrogators made the detainee strip to expose her breasts."

 
 
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The document is an email, regarding Detainee #63 and setting up a meeting about the FBI's involvement in the detainee's interrogation.

 
 
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This email, by an FBI SSA, is to all FBI agents who were witnesses to a prisoner's allegations of abuse. The email asks all agents to reach out to a redacted Army official to partake in an informal, voluntary interview, which will be followed with a signed statement.

 
 
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Emails reference an attached document, which discusses the Army's interaction with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

 
 
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The author of this email (whose name is redacted) writes that he/she knows of two retired SERE IC psychologists that used to work for the DOD's Joint Personnel Recovery Agency, and he/she thinks very highly of them.

 
 
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Relates to draft of Army Inspector General's (DAIG) report on detainee operations, which is to be reviewed by senior leadership. There is a report circulating that the email recipient needs to review and comment on.

 
 
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This June 16, 2003 email from [redacted] to [redacted] re: RDG Tasking for IC Psychologists Jessen and Mitchell, contains comments on the tasking for IC psychologists, Jim Mitchell and Bruce Jessen, specifically the projects they will be responsible for, starting with a full psychological review of Abu Zubaydah. In the previous release of this document (on June 13, 2016) the majority of this email was redacted along with Jim Mitchell and Bruce Jessen's names.

 
 
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FBI agent observed a detainee shackled to a chair with loud rock music playing and a strobe light flashing.

 
 
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Two emails between FBI agents regarding FBI agents who are listed as witnesses in an internal investigation because they had some sort of contact with a prisoner making allegations of abuse. The Army was informed that they would be available for interviews; one person is more than willing to be interviewed and has already forwarded some documents concerning interviews conducted in Iraq.

 
 
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FBI E-mail from Chris Swecker to Valerie E. Caproni re: UR714/SC/Detainee Abuse. [Email is heavily redacted] Later e-mails note that decision was made at DOJ that these matters would not be investigated as Civil Rights Violations. There is also mention of the DOD's proposition to transform GTMO. [Various FBI officials are appear as addressees in later e-mails].

 
 
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An email regarding allegations of misconduct against two FBI agents. During an interview with one of the agents, they stated that there were, "inhumane conditions at the Baghdad detention facility... Although I only personally observed this abuse (sleep/food/water...deprivation) occurring at Fallujah, [redacted] told me the same was going on at the Baghdad detention facility." The IIS of the FBI turned over all e-mail and documents remotely concerning detainee abuse to the DOJ.

 
 
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Emails between [redacted party], Valerie Caproni and John Curran re: Interrogation. Mentions a NY Times article discussing Steve Cambone's testimony that DoD guidelines permit the forced disrobing of detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

 
 
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Email refers to an attached DOD Crosswalk document. [Attachment not included].

 
 
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Entire contents redacted.

 
 
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This email correspondence discusses the Mental Status Examination and Recommended Interrogation Plan for Gul Rahman that were prepared by Bruce Jessen. These were both reviewed by someone at the CIA's Counterterrorism Center whose name is redacted, and that person stated in an email that he/she "concur[s]" with both the examination and recommendations for interrogation.

 
 
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Email between FBI officials concerning a new OPR matter. Email is heavily redacted without any information regarding the OPR matter.

 
 
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Email refers to a paper from the National Security Council that discusses the legal status of detainees. [Document is not included].

 
 
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Emails reference an attached document entitled June 16 daily update. [Document is not included].

 
 
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Email includes two attachments. One attachment, the information paper, provides background on the Army as Executive Agent (EA) for detainee operations. The second attachment, provides talking points on the Army as the EA for detainee operations in preparation for a press release.

 
 
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Email contents redacted, however, the name Andrew Arena is un-redacted.

 
 
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Email regarding the alleged impersonation of FBI Agents at Guantanamo.

 
 
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Email refers to an attached document described as a 190-8 Interim Guidance. [Document not included].

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding FBI involvement in overseas aggressive interrogations and collaborating with the military to form some categories and advice.

 
 
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Emails include an executive summary that answers the question, how many criminal investigations were begun as a result of MG Fay's investigation? It reports that the CID initiated 186 criminal investigations as of August 6, 2004, while 24 physical or sexual assault incidents were identified by the report, 18 of the 24 incidents were previously investigated by the CID, the CID had not yet initiated new investigations. The emails also included an executive summary, which summarized the Army court martial of Private First Class Edward Richmond, who was charged with unpremeditated murder of an Iraqi detainee. PFC Richmond was convicted of voluntary manslaughter, he was sentenced to a dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of pay and allowance, reduction to Private and three years of confinement. Richmond's court martial hearing is noted as one of the first tried involving the murder of an Iraqi detainee.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding the procedure by which to report complaints about Guantanamo Bay to the Intelligence Oversight Board. The email is redacted.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding contacts at the Department of Defense and the National Security council for the delivery of an Amnesty International report.

 
 
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Coalition Provisional Authority Ministry of Justice list of Iraqi Prisoners being released. The release policy is clarified in this email. Camp Bucca, Camp Cropper and Abu Ghraib prison are all mentioned. All names redacted. The email also contains a blank Geneva Convention IV Interment Order form.

 
 
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Emails concerning press guidance regarding the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) and their February 2004 report.

 
 
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Email asks for recommendations on pre-deployment training. Attachment is a Training Support Package List that outlines training curriculum.

 
 
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Email between Army officers re: Pre-Deployment Training Requirements for the Iraqi Theater for Military Police Units

 
 
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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.

 
 
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Email discusses six hot button issues [redacted] found in a Captain's report that is written in response to Major General Antonio Taguba's report. Also, the Captain's report comments on omissions made by MG Taguba in his report, omissions the author believes could be 'deceptive in fact finding evidence.' There is mention of ghost detainees being held at Abu Ghraib and being hidden from the International Committee of the Red Cross. Further, a quote from MG Wojdakowski is highlighted in the email, in reference to providing medical care to injured detainees, MG Wojdakowski was quoted as saying '[p]risoners are not priority right now and I will not take away doctors from U.S. facilities to accommodate prisoners.'

 
 
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Emails between Mathew Waxman and Amb. Prosper concering a meeting on the detainees. The comments from Mr. Waxman are "Am I correct that what we need -- and I think this is what Pierre was recommending -- is a one-page sheet BEFORE we get to these IAEG meetings that has one paragraph from each of DoD, DoJ, and CIA stating their bottom line recommendation/assessment and a very brief statement why? mcw." The email is otherwise redacted.

 
 
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This document is an email from Valerie E. Caproni to redacted recipient suggesting more information on abuses that occurred in Afghanistan be added to a QFR response to Senator Leahy's inquiry.

 
 
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The Division Chief, Personal Crimes Department of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service discusses manpower needs at Guantanamo and Iraq and case theory behind investigations, and states "We've held off initiating any action pending the DoD/Navy IG's input on "abuse criteria" and the individual MCIO's AOR. Well it's come down to Gitmo and IMEF in Iraq belonging to NCIS and everything else to Army CID. After lengthy discussions here in the building it's been determined we plan on using our 7G and 7H agency criteria for accepting cases. Of course there will be some flexibility at the field level to consider the totality of the alleged abuse as it relates to the specific environment. The key will be to determine the "aggravated" factor vs. simple assault.”

 
 
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An email including a chain of forwarded emails regarding verbal harassment an FBI agent had received from an anonymous caller for providing reporting to a colonel at FBIHQ regarding their knowledge in an IG investigation about UCMJ misconduct in Baghdad, Iraq. The caller told the agent to, "stay out of this and keep your mouth shut."

 
 
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An email including a forwarded chain of emails regarding FBI agents who have been listed as witnesses in an investigation surrounding allegations of prisoner abuse. The chain shows confusion as to whether or not the agents participated in misconduct.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding the use of extreme and abusive interrogation techniques against detainees by the military as well as the procedures for reporting such techniques to the Department of Defense.

 
 
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Email from Russ K. LaMotte, emailed a transcript of an April 20, 2004 Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) Hearing on Iraq and Afghanistan to other DOS officials. The hearing transcript is included; the theme is broad, it discusses the historical background of the war on terror and the U.S. government's approach.

 
 
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This is an email chain focusing on the prison transfer and potential of prosecution for one detainee. An official raises broader questions of what it means to participate in the interrogation of a detainee and how the FBI can not implicate itself in the military's interrogation tactics.

 
 
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Emails refer to a request for information document. [Document is not included].

 
 
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Emails between FBI Officials re: Method of obtaining an FBI Agent's statement concerning the agent's knowledge of detainee abuse that the Detainee Detention Facility Baghdad, Iraq.

 
 
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Email includes a Department of Administrative Services/Vice Chief of Staff, US Army briefing outline. The outline discusses the briefing schedule.

 
 
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Email from Joshua Dorosin to Joshua Lipshutz re: Clearance/comments needed on red border response letter. With the comment "Josh - Can you clear this for UPM? Please call JoAnn at home to review with her and then send any comments directly back to Andrew Sagor. Thanks. Josh." The email is forwarding an email from Andrew Sagor with an attachment entitled "response letter on specific detainees” with the comment "S/WCI has been tasked to respond to this red border soonest concerning a detainee said to be held at Abu Ghraib. There are several other letters like it as well. I've drafted a response in coordination with NEA/I and am requesting your comments/clearance so Amb. Prosper can sign it before COB today. Thanks for your help, Andy Sagor."

 
 
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Emails discuss what is needed to accept a detainee into a facility.

 
 
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Email states "below is one more email I located regarding the FOIPA request" concerning an Abu Ghraib Prison Case. Mostly redacted.

 
 
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Emails appear to discuss revisions to a document, the document may discuss the Geneva Conventions in Iraq. [Document is not included].

 
 
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These emails between Sara Stryker and Jeremy D. Caddel concerning the press coverage of allegations of mistreatment of detainees is sparse on information and only askes to add JoAnn Dolan to the email list for this subject.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email regarding the Office of General Inspector and the Department of Defense's search for and collection of documents related to detainees and whether the various divisions were instructed to copy the Inspection Division on all material sent to the OIG.

 
 
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Email from David Bowker to Joshua Dorosin and Todd Buchwald re: ICRC Report on detainees. Attachment not included.

 
 
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Refers to Revised AG talkers on interrogation. Attaches draft talkers (MEJAStatus, AGtalkers.interrogations3, A3 Enemy Combatants v41, AGtalkers.olcadvice, MEJAjurisdiction, PrisonAbuse status, AG-Issue-Paper-Interrogations, McColter Armstrong Points, Iraq Points, Iraq Corrections Points, Afghanistan).

 
 
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Emails between Joann Dolan Newell Highsmith, Ted Borek and Others re: BM D.Hoon 9.11.02 Inputs due by Friday, September 6, 2002. Redacted message; Request for briefing memo inputs.

 
 
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Valerie Caproni to Frankie Battle, Laura M. Laughlin and others re: Potential curruption concerning bid rigging and kickback schemes in Iraq, i.e. Coalition Provisional Authority.

 
 
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State Department emails between JoAnn Dolan, James H. Thessin, Todd Buchwald, Waldo Brooks and Others re: Secretary's Meeting with International Red Cross (ICRC) President Kellenberger.

 
 
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Email details FBI investigation of mistreatment, abuse or "highly aggressive" treatment of detainees in Iraq that are known or observed by FBI agents who have cycled through Guantanamo. The email states that fourteen (14) agents have witnessed abuses such as: 1) use of strobe lights; 2) cold interview rooms; and 3) extremely loud music used on detainees. One agent (who was in Afghanistan) witnessed abuse, and a lab tech took pictures of a prisioner with an eye injury. No specific details of particular detainees, times or places mentioned.

 
 
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Email has five attachments, including a document entitled "Corrections vs. Detention discipline." [Documents are not included].

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding the collection and compilation of any and all Counterterrorism Division documents related to detainees at Guantanamo, Iraq, and Afghanistan, and particularly documentation of any abuse of detainees as well as reports of such abuse to any non-FBI entities.

 
 
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Email refers to an attachment, which is a draft guidance on L memos as reported in a Washington Post report. Ms. Dolan's comments are: "Attached for input/clearance is draft guidance on L memos as reported in today's Washington Post report. We have 10 minutes to get to to PA."

 
 
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Emails concerning a memo on detainees with attachment.

 
 
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Email from David P. Stewart to James Hergan, Ronald J. Bettauer, Gilda M. Brancato and Others re: Lawyers Against Torture. Email states that some of the recipients' good friends are signatories of a Lawyers Against Torture statement.

 
 
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Email refers to a press guidance that requires clearance for a briefing. [Document not included].

 
 
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An email that provides guidance on forwarding requests for interviews of FBI Special Agents regarding allegations of detainee abuse or deaths.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding a request that FBI agents who served in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Guantanamo fill out surveys on whether they witnessed abuse of detainees.

 
 
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Emails concerning internal DOD news with this initial comment from Marion "Spike" Bowman: "I understand that there is/was to be a strategy session with FBI in about 10 days. I presume those in the FBI involved with this will need to weigh in if any of this affects our equities and It appears to me that this phone call may be the first news of this issue to FBI. "

 
 
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May 27, 2004 Iraq Daily Situation Report. John Pistole is asking Valerie Caproni to review the "2nd paragraph" of the report "re: the techniques" and to discuss it with him and Gary Bald. Email is heavily redacted as to content.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email regarding the ACLU's FOIA litigation related to the treatment of foreign detainees and the release of relevant FBI documents and emails.

 
 
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Emails discuss a Reuters article that reports a former head of the Guantanamo Bay jail was sent to U.S. operated prisons in Iraq in order to ensure proper prison conditions.

 
 
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An email regarding the interview of an FBI Special Agent by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service/IG as an witness to abuse of a detainee by Special Forces in Afghanistan. The agent did not witness any abuse and provided a statement and other documentation of this alleged incident.

 
 
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Request for a draft of policy recommendations, training recommendations, and implementation recommendations for FBI agents engaging in interviews at Guantanamo. The email implies that discrepancies between Department of Homeland Security and FBI policies with regard to interrogation techniques created the need for the FBI to clearly define its own policy.

 
 
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Email provides logistics concerning an upcoming workshop on techniques for FBI Officials on dealing with Muslim extemists. [E-mail from [Redacted] to Lamefford and [Redacted]]

 
 
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Refers to re: OLC opinion. All other info redacted.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI email, regarding legal issues in Guantanamo Bay, specifically interrogation techniques.