DOD Interview of Detainee re: Establishing Rapport with Detainee

Interview of detainee at Bagram Airbase, Afghanistan. Detainee stated that he is a salesman of clocks and belts who regularly travels around Afghanistan and Pakistan; he has no association with the Taliban or Al Qaeda; and is innocent of any charges that he is a terrorist. He states that while in Kabul, he was interrogated for 6 - 7 days and was beaten and shocked during interrogations. An interrogator told him that if he confessed, he would be released at the Pakistani border. He confessed and was brought back to Bagram Collection Point.

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Investigative File
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Thursday, October 9, 2003
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On 9 Oct 03, Special Agent at Bagram

interviewed"... at Bagram Airbase, Afghanistan. Civilian Linguist Specialist (LS) airemconducted Pashtu/English translation.
The purpose of the interview was to establish rapport withiliniliand to obtain the details of his capture.
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