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11. THE REPENTANT PROSECUTOR (1 reader)

The declaration of Lt. Col. Darrel Vandeveld, former lead prosecutor in the military commission case of teenaged detainee Mohammed Jawad, January 12, 2009.

 
 

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5. MISTAKENLY RENDERED TO TORTURE (1 reader)

The account by Khaled el-Masri, an innocent victim of the CIA’s “extraordinary rendition” program, December 18, 2005.

 
 

3. IN THEORY AND IN PRACTICE (2 readers)

The August 1, 2001 legal memo from the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel approving the use of 10 “enhanced interrogation techniques” on Abu Zubaydah, read side-by-side with Zubaydah’s first-hand account of his interrogation in a secret CIA prison.

 
 

6. THE FBI PROTESTS (2 readers)

FBI emails reporting abuses by military interrogators at Guantánamo Bay between October 2002 and July 2004.

 
 
 
 
 
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