DOS Memo re Human Treatment of al Qaeda and Taliban Detainees

This February 7, 2002 memorandum announces to the vice president, secretary of state, attorney general, CIA director, and others that the President accepts the legal conclusions of the Department of Justice that the Geneva Conventions do not apply to Al Qaeda.

Doc_type: 
Non-legal Memo
Doc_date: 
Thursday, February 7, 2002
Doc_rel_date: 
Monday, May 14, 2012
Doc_nid: 
12184
Doc_type_num: 
63