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Contents
Acknowledgments page xi
Introduction: Anthony Lewis xiii
>From Fear to Torture: Karen J. Greenberg xvii
The Legal Narrative: Joshua L. Dratel xxi
Timeline xxv
Missing Documents xxix
Biographical Sketches xxxi
Memoranda
Memo 1. September 25, 2001
To: Timothy Flanigan, Deputy Counsel to the President
From: John Yoo, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of
Justice, Office of Legal Counsel
Re: Memorandum Opinion for the Deputy Counsel to the President 3
Memo 2. November 13, 2001
Military Order of November 13, 2001 issued by President George
W. Bush 25
Memo 3. December 28, 2001
To: William J. Haynes II, General Counsel, Department of Defense
From: Patrick F. Philbin, Deputy Assistant Attorney General and John Yoo,
Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Office
of Legal Counsel
Re: Possible Habeas Jurisdiction over Aliens Held in Guantanamo Bay,
Cuba 29
Memo 4. January 9, 2002
To: William J. Haynes II, General Counsel, Department of Defense
From: John Yoo, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of
Justice, Office of Legal Counsel and Robert J. Delahunty, Special
Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice
Re: Application of Treaties and Laws to al Qaeda and Taliban Detainees 38
Memo 5. January 19, 2002
To: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
From: Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense
Re: Status of Taliban and al Qaeda 80
Memo 6. January 22, 2002
To: Alberto R. Gonzales, Counsel to the President, and William J. Haynes,
General Counsel, Department of Defense
From: Jay S. Bybee, Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Re: Application of Treaties and Laws to al Qaeda and Taliban Detainees 81
Memo 7. January 25, 2002
To: President Bush
From: Alberto R. Gonzales, Counsel to the President
Re: Decision Re Application of the Geneva Convention on Prisoners of
War to the Conflict with al Qaeda and the Taliban 118
Memo 8. January 26, 2002
To: Counsel to the President, Assistant to the President for National Security
Affairs
From: Colin L. Powell, U.S. Department of State
Re: Draft Decision Memorandum for the President on the Applicability
of the Geneva Convention to the Conflict in Afghanistan 122
Memo 9. February 1, 2002
To: President Bush
From: John Ashcroft, Attorney General
Re: Justice Departments position on why the Geneva Convention did not
apply to al Qaeda and Taliban detainees 126
Memo 10. February 2, 2002
To: Counsel to the President
From: William H. Taft IV Legal Advisor, U.S. Department of State
Re: Comments on Your Paper on the Geneva Convention 129
Memo 11. February 7, 2002
To: The Vice President, The Secretary of State, The Secretary of Defense, The
Attorney General, Chief of Staff to the President, Director of CIA,
Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, Chairman of the
Joint Chiefs of Staff
From: George W. Bush
Re: Humane Treatment of al Qaeda and Taliban Detainees 134
Memo 12. February 7, 2002
To: Alberto R. Gonzales, Counsel to the President
From: Jay B. Bybee, Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Re: Status of Taliban Forces Under Article 4 of the Third Geneva
Convention of 1949 136
Memo 13. February 26, 2002
To: William J. Haynes II, General Counsel, Department of Defense
From: Jay S. Bybee, Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Re: Potential Legal Constraints Applicable to Interrogations of Persons
Captured by U.S. Armed Forces in Afghanistan 144
Memo 14. August 1, 2002
To: Alberto R. Gonzales, Counsel to the President
From: Jay S. Bybee, Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Re: Standards of Conduct for Interrogation under 18 U.S.C.
S S 2340-2340A 172
Memo 15. August 1, 2002
To: Alberto R. Gonzales, Counsel to the President
From: John Yoo, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of
Justice, Office of Legal Counsel
Re: Letter regarding "the views of our Office concerning the legality,
under international law, of interrogation methods to be used on
captured al Qaeda operatives" 218
(The following three memos (#s 16, 17, 18) are cover letters to the requests for approval
of Counter-Resistance Strategies, which follow #s 19, 20.)
Memo 16. October 25, 2002
To: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington D.C.
From: General James T. Hill, Department of Defense, U.S. Southern Command,
Miami, FL
Re: Counter-Resistance Techniques 223
Memo 17. October 11, 2002
To: General James T. Hill, Commander, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, FL
From: Maj. Gen. Michael Dunlavey, Department of Defense, JTF 170,
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Re: Counter-Resistance Strategies 225
Memo 18. October 11, 2002
To: General James T. Hill, Commander, Joint Task Force 170
From: Diane Beaver, Staff Judge Advocate, Department of Defense, JTF 170,
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Re: Legal Review of Aggressive Interrogation Techniques 226
Memo 19. October 11, 2002
To: General James T. Hill, Commander, Joint Task Force 170
From: Jerald Phifer, Director, J2, Department of Defense, JTF 170,
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Re: Request for Approval of Counter-Resistance Strategies 227
Memo 20. October 11, 2002
To: General James T. Hill, Commander, Joint Task Force 170
From: Diane Beaver, Staff Judge Advocate, Department of Defense, JTF 170,
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Re: Legal Brief on Proposed Counter-Resistance Strategies 229
Memo 21. November 27, 2002 (approved by Rumsfeld December 2, 2002)
To: Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense
From: William J. Haynes II, General Counsel, Department of Defense
Re: Counter-Resistance Techniques 237
Memo 22. January 15, 2003
To: General Counsel of the Department of Defense
From: Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense
Re: Detainee Interrogations 238
Memo 23. January 15, 2003
To: Commander U.S. Southern Command
From: Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense
Re: Counter-Resistance Techniques 239
Memo 24. January 17, 2003
To: General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force
From: William J. Haynes II, General Counsel, Department of Defense
Re: Working Group to Assess (Interrogation issues) 240
Memo 25. March 6, 2003
Classified by: Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense
DRAFT: Working Group Report on Detainee Interrogations in the Global
War on Terrorism: Assessment of Legal, Historical, Policy, and
Operational Considerations 241
Memo 26. April 4, 2003
Classified by: Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense
Working Group Report on Detainee Interrogations in the Global
War on Terrorism: Assessment of Legal, Historical, Policy, and
Operational Considerations 286
Memo 27. April 16, 2003
To: James T. Hill, Commander, U.S. Southern Command
From: Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense
Re: Counter-Resistance Techniques in the War on Terrorism 360
Memo 28. March 19, 2004
To: William H. Taft IV, General Counsel, Department of State, William J.
Haynes II, General Counsel, Department of Defense, John Bellinger,
Legal Adviser for National Security, Scott Muller, General Counsel,
Central Intelligence Agency
Distributed to Alberto R. Gonzales, Counsel to the President
From: Jack Goldsmith III, Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel
Re: Draft of an opinion concerning the meaning of Article 49 of the
Fourth Geneva Convention as it applies in occupied Iraq. 366
Reports
February 2004 (The ICRC Report) 383
Report of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on the
Treatment by the Coalition Forces of Prisoners of War and Other Protected
Persons by the Geneva Conventions in Iraq During Arrest, Internment and
Interrogation
March 2004 (The Taguba Report) 405
Article 15-6 Investigation of the 800th Military Police Brigade
Annexes to the Taguba Report
Undated Psychological Assessment of Allegations of Detainee Abuse
at Abu Ghraib by Col. Henry Nelson, USAF Psychiatrist
September 2003 Maj. Gen. Geoffrey Miller's assessment regarding
interrogation and intelligence operations in Iraq
Memo 12 October 2003
To: Combined Joint Task Force Seven, Baghdad, Iraq
From: Ricardo S. Sanchez, Lieutenant General, USA Commanding
Re: Interrogation and Counter-Resistance Policy
Memo 30 November 2003
To: Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez, Commander CJTF-7
From: Thomas M. Pappas, Col., MI Commanding
Re: Request for Exception to CJTF-7 Interrogation and
Counter-Resistance Policy
Memo 19 January 2004
To: Commander, U.S. Central Command
From: Ricardo S. Sanchez, Lt. Gen., USA Commanding
Re: Request for Investigating Officer
28 January 2004 Army's Criminal Investigation Division report on
allegations of prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib
CV for Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski, Commander 800th Military Police
Brigade
15 February 2004 selected portions of Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski s
testimony
April 2004 557
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Committee on International Human Rights, and Committee on Military
Affairs and Justice's Report
Re: Human Rights Standards Applicable to the U.S.'s Interrogation of Detainees
July 2004 (The Mikolashek Report) 630
Department of the Army, The Inspector General - Detainee Operations
Inspection
August 2004 (The Schlesinger Report) 908
Final Report of the Independent Panel to Review DoD Detention Operations
May 12, 2004 (Vice Admiral Church's Brief) 976
Vice Admiral Albert T. Church Ill's briefing on his investigation into
allegations of abuse of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
October 2004 (Department of Defense Response to the Associated Press) 985
The Department of Defense's response to the allegations of abuse of prisoners
at Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib which were noted both in the
Schlesinger report and in Vice Admiral Church's press briefing
August 2004 (The Fay-Jones Report) 987
Investigation of Intelligence Activities at Abu Ghraib/Investigation of the Abu
Ghraib Prison and 205th Military Intelligence Brigade, LTG Anthony R.
Jones/Investigation of the Abu Ghraib Detention Facility and 205th Military
Intelligence Brigade, MG George R. Fay
August 9, 2004 1132
American Bar Association Report to the House of Delegates
Re: Uses of torture
Afterword 1165
Appendices
Appendix A: GTMO Interrogation Techniques (a one-page summary issued to
reporters by Bush aides on June 22, 2004, listing which specific techniques
were approved and/or used) 1239
Appendix B: Recommended readings on torture 1240
Appendix C: Torture-related laws and conventions 1241
Appendix D: Legal cases relevant to the incidences of torture 1242
Index 1243

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Iraq War, 2003 -- Prisoners and prisons, American.
Iraq War, 2003 -- Atrocities.
Torture -- Iraq.
Political prisoners -- Iraq.
Abu Ghraib Prison.