Letter from Scott Muller, CIA, to John Bellinger and James Comey re: approved interrogation techniques

<p>This letter from Scott Muller to John Bellinger concerns further discussions that clarified the approval of certain interrogation techniques. He writes, &quot;the authorized techniques are those previously approved for use with Abu Zubaydah (with the exception of the waterboard) and the 24 approved by the Secretary of Defense on 16 April 2003.&quot;&nbsp;[OLC Vaughn Index #43]</p>

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Letter
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Friday, July 2, 2004
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Sunday, August 23, 2009
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7'11AP' . N g No. -7 V-V) COPY / NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL INFORMATION ct K- Notice The attached document contains classified National Security Council Information. It is to be read and discussed only by persons authorized by law. Your signature acknowledges you are such a person and you promise you will show or discuss information contained in the document only with persons who are authorized by taw to have such access to this document. Persona handling this document acknowledge he or she knows and understands the security law relating thereto and will cooperate fully with any lawful investiga­ tion by the United States Government Into any unauthorized disclosure of classi­ fied information contained herein. Access List DATE NAME ,D6G St)L7 offGG ,u7.c., 4;1 • DOJ OLC 001079 CLASSIFICATLON CIA: . MSAGE NUMBER FROM* 0 C7C OtacelDisla • Phgitg; G T311*CT: •EIELIVERY INSTRUCtIONS1 • ' Pages; • rEs-N•te% onS,1. (Including -(wer) C.Nv os MAE: IF FAX IS TO BE SEM' VIA STU IIIPLEASE PROVIDE FAX OPERATOR • WITH STU 111FAXNUIVEliER.: IMMEDIATFLIAiRdENT 0AT RARLDAT CONVENIR NCR — 0 ROW FOR NORMAL DUTY HOURS TRANSMITTED TO aWASTIFAX OPERATOR 1- DOJ OLC 001080 2 July 2004 • Mernorandttra for John Bellinger Subsequent to today's meeting we have had further discussions that clarified the -extent of today'S approval of certain techniques. The authorized techniques are those previously approved for use with Abu Zubaydali (with the exception of the waterboard) and the 24 approved by the Secretary of Defense on 16 April 2003 for use by the .Department of Defense. i have relayed this information to the CIA's Counterterrorist - Center, SaRritkiNtiel co, Jarnes B. Conley DOJ OLC 001081

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6861
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69