Formica Report Annex 70: Statement of Junior Intelligence Officer re: Intelligence Operations and Detainee Handling

Sworn statement by "one of the team members who conducts interrogations of the detainees" at the THF (Temporary Holding Facility) at the Adhamiya Palace Complex. Interrogator states that he has "never used stress positions," and states, "At no time did I mistreat, abuse, strike, torture, or torment any detainee. I have never witnessed any detainee be treated in a manner that would be deemed unacceptable or abusive." Mentions holding a detainee for 17 days due to "heavy combat in the area." Talks about interrogations practices and the use of Titan employees as interpreters, as well as "false claims of abuse."

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Interview
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Friday, July 9, 2004
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Thursday, June 29, 2006
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