Internal FBI Email re: SSCI GTMO Recap

The document is an internal FBI email regarding a visit to Guantanamo and tour of Camp Delta by four staffers from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI).

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Email
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Wednesday, March 30, 2005
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Subject: FW: SSCI GTMO Recap -
Date:'Wed, 30%Nar 2005 16:52:40 -0500
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' From:„"Caproni,'Valerie,E. (OGC) (FBI)" ,
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Yesterda , four staffers. includj.ngl F
Majority,' [Minority Counsel, andl
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Minority/ from the.Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) visited GTMO
and. toured Camp, Delta. . . ','„
The staffers at.their request, met brivately'With an FBI-GTMO'delegation"(OSC.,
I IAGCI land myself): The DdD escorts'were'asked'
to leave the room and,present for the meeting-were thefouretaffers, ,the FBI
delegation, General Boo& and his attorney, Col. , The'staffers inquired,.' b7C,
. about-intelligence gleaned, from the detainee population, by'FBI agents and then :,
- moved onto several questions related to FBIa.bus ationd': Specifically,
they askedhow and when the allegations surfaced. and I eXplainedthe. ..-
.chronology,beginningwith the EAU EC andthee=mail exchange, betweenGTMO and
H:FBIHQ'prompted by the'Abd Ghraib scandal.:We-included the subsequent e-mail",
:';.traffic. promulgated by the.canvasa of.,FBI :personnel conducted by Inspection .
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Division in the summer of 2004 and the resultant Harrington letter to Gen„.
:Ryder.. We also described the dodument review process for the CSRT that
resulted in the "discovery" of - several.other;allegations:' - ' •''' :
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The -staffers asked several'questiona about whOm and how these,allegationa%were
' beihvinvestigated. and I mentioned.we had recently met with both Gen.. b6
Furlow and Gen Schmidt. They asked about DOJ OIG,and we replied wemere'aware b7C
of an investigation but had not yet been interviewed. They asked if any of the'
investigators had interviewed ,detainees. Gen Hood responded -no. ': .
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Based on my observations of this part'of-the'meeting - - e
staffers representing the minority, and were
-doing groundwork and laying the foundation for some sort of Congressional
inquiry into .the FBI abuse allegations. .
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The questions then turned to.the FBI role in the CSRT process. Our.role%was
explained to.them,review of 302s etc.• The Crux •of the questioning was focused
'on the'fairness of 'the process and the use of information to,which the .
-detainee did not have access.. Along this seine line-a number of questions'from :1-D6
I I were leveled,at-the-OARDEC representative'. in the large meeting ' h7c
:preceding the private FBI.meetingi 'appeared to be reading from. •
Judge- Green's.playbook relating to the "fairness",ofthe CSRTs. .
1 formerly,of NSLB, handles FBI matters for the malority, .,
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!handles FBI matters fOr the Minority. I la majority b7C
.staffer is ajor mer DIA interrogatorthat worked in 2002 and also
.:worked on the Padilla case- in.Charleston -for'the DIA,
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2. am standing by for ,your questions-. '

,Assistant 'General Counsel
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FBI GTMO'
_TS Naval Station, Guantanamo. Bay, Cuba

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