Emails between John Curran, Valerie Caproni, Frankie Battle, M.C. Briese and Others re: Preparation of Gary M. Bald for testimony before the House Permenant Select Committee on Intelligence

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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Friday, May 28, 2004
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That sounds nght I'm testifying at the same heaping (different panel) on interrogation techniques tramingi I have ILU'and LIU working on my testimony
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Gentlemen,
As most of you probably expected, heanngi are going to be starting up on the Hill regarding tile Iraqi prisoner situation AD Bald has been called to testify before closed session of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence during the first Week ofJune The Committee is investigating "the policies regarding interrogations as part f the Global War on Terrorism, their legal basis, and what collection requirements have been levied on the interrogators "
The Committee has asked AD Bald to provideboth written and oral testimony regarding "what
information has been collected to date from the detaineelinterrogations, its relevance, timeliness, and accuracy, and what intelligence is currently being,soughtlfrom detainees in the Global War on Terrorism " The Committee also wants AD Bald to "provide an estimate of what the loss to the
Intelligehce Community Would be if the interrogation process were to end completely
AD Bald has asked that ITOS I, ITOS II, MLDU, GTMO, and the Fly Team provide input into his testimony this is a dosed hearing so you will not have any restnctions on your (classified) responses I will need these no later than COB 06/01/04 for'AD Bald's review
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Ladies, welcome home could you please provide a short response based on your Iraq experience and forward to1 -1
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From BATTLE. FRANKIE (Div13) (FBI)
Set Friday. May 21. 2004 2 36 PM

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Please see that attached and note the Buded i'egarding response (if any) Elplease provide or
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AD Bald has asked ttiat ITOS I, ITOS II, MLDU, GTMO, and the Fly Team provide input into his testimony this is a closed heanng so you will nOtihave any restnctions on your (classified) responses I er than COB 06/01/04 for AD Bald'slreview
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b6 -1 1Please canvass each UC of ITOS 1 - due date 06/01/2004 at 12 00 p m (noon) sorry for short
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Please advise if your unit has nothing to submit as well
As most of you probably expected, hearings are going to be starting up on the Hill regarding the Iraqi pnsoner, situation AD Bald has been called to testify before closed session of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence dunng the first week of June The Committee is investigating "the
policiesiregarding interrogations as part f the Global Wari on Terronsm, their legal basis, and what collection requiremehts have been levied on the interrogators I
The Committee has asked AD Bald to provide' both written and oral testimony regarding "what information has been collected to date from the detained interrogations, its relevance, timeliness, and accuracy, and what intelligence is currently being sought!from detainees in the Global War on crerrOnqn " The Committee also wants AD Bald to "prov iide an estimate of what the loss to the Intelligence Community would:be if the interrogation process were to end completely "
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