Emails between FBI Officials re: ATF Agents Joining FBI Agents in Interrogating Guantanamo Detainees

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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Wednesday, August 6, 2003
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Tuesday, December 14, 2004
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.Busy dayyesterday with theriew batch..;·everyone is saying that their quality level
is the best GTMO has re~ivecL.O~served ~evercd good .iritel"liews and some not
so good..we actually effected a change in .thefQrmat.after they got started with
the first 4 detainees that was·followed for -the resq tNili arrive on 'this side b6 -1
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Talk with ya later.

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get you a cc. 1thought we would distribute it viae-mail and let everyone know
that if they negotiate a .cnange it.needs to' be approved by the.UC's of the'·
.individuals·effected by the change: Do you concurand/or have other ideas or

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Thanks for the update...lo.oks like it is more dangerous at home than here.:.later
-today we have the 3'3_detaineescorning in so itshould be interesting:..looking ..... forward tor--hnd ICp~ing down_.1 ar,n making flight arrangeme,nts today b6 -1 to·fly hack~ondayvi~~I'1l p~'obably take Tuesday as a family leave day b7C -1 to giv~ Ia'break wit~ndbe in the office on Wednesday.Talk to you later.. . .' .' .'

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their first 'five choices. we will meet agaih tociay ancfshoaJd .fin·ish the s'chedule' and dis.t,ribute it and get feedback. 1'.III.et you..lrnow. how: it goes and get a cc of the
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." ·.h9me.. ~he had.~~.~e.leg·pain ~nd ~ es Is~~for:t.S~e was exami~ed.an~ .released. A message from her Ind~heis doing fine and should be back to ~o.rk Tues. ~/5/02. Also' on FridayL...Jwas atta.eked in ~is driv~way by a
· .probable rabid fox.. It toreNs pants and he shot.and·killed:it. Its· being tested for· · ~ies and:he was.examined ~y a Dr.' and app~rs to be OK..· '.
Good luck,' I'll stay in touch. Call it'you. have'a chan~e.
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/land re scheduled to be in digs that wilt give them their own rooms ~same town ouse. It is not possible to set un a P 0 BQx -the best way-to b6-1 .. receive.mail is.thr.04gh th~.Miami Off}~~ a!tn 51{... J(PH). The Bure?l\j . b7e -1 .. ' plane delivers mail twice 'a'WeeK for agents' and others'at GTMO~ . . .
Another significant development is the elimination of the Tiger Teams. Beginning 8/10/02, each component will be assigned detainees by a formula that' is still being finalized. The FBI is establishing a top 20 and an additional 100 detainees
· is planned to b~ ~ssigned to ttle fBI. I will g~t a hard copy of the appr~v~d plan · f1ext weE;!k· a~d will get it faxed.to. you. With this apprqach they belieYe that they can i,nterview more detainees and eliminate the "panel interviewapproach." .
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"normal" until Saturday apparently. I·am looking·forwar~.to observing this
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